Seventeen new Covid cases

05.10.2021 - 13:30
Seventeen new Covid cases
All were infected through community spread

Yesterday’s 1,759 Covid tests resulted in 17 positive cases, reports

All were infected in the Faroes. Fifteen are linked to known chains of infection. The infection source of the other two has not yet been identified.

The daily numbers of positive tests over the past week have been as follows: 21, 17, 10, 22, 7, 3 and 17.

There are currently 119 active Covid-19 cases in the country. One person is receiving hospital treatment for Covid, and 474 people are listed as being in quarantine.

 >> SEE ALSO Third Covid jabs available soon

According to the latest vaccination figures on, updated today, 38,387 people (71.7 percent of the population) have received the first shot of the vaccine, while 36,457 (68.1 percent) have received the second shot.

Plenty of vaccine doses are available to everyone aged 12 and over. Click here to book your vaccination appointment.

Those requiring assistance with filling in the forms can call 304545 on weekdays between 2pm and 4pm.


For further information about Covid-19 in the Faroes, visit

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