Third Covid jabs now available to high-risk groups

06.10.2021 - 14:36
Third Covid jabs now available to high-risk groups
Nine new Covid cases were registered yesterday

People with poor immunity will now be offered a third Covid booster shot.

The first eligible people have been called in to receive their shots, and the Hospital Service is working with elderly homes across the country to arrange further booster shots.

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Yesterday’s 1,341 Covid tests resulted in nine positive cases, reports

All were infected in the Faroes, and all are linked to known chains of infection.

The daily numbers of positive tests over the past week have been as follows: 17, 10, 22, 7, 3, 17 and 9.

There are currently 121 active Covid-19 cases in the country. One person is receiving hospital treatment for Covid, and 405 people are listed as being in quarantine. 

 >> SEE ALSO Vaccine attitudes in the Faroes

According to the latest vaccination figures on, updated today, 38,471 people (71.8 percent of the population) have received the first shot of the vaccine, while 36,538 (68.2 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

Read the Faroese version of this article here.

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