Nine new Covid cases

08.10.2021 - 13:32
Nine new Covid cases
There are currently 119 active Covid-19 cases in the country

Yesterday’s 942 Covid tests resulted in 9 positive cases, reports

Eight were infected in the Faroes and are linked to known chains of infection. One tested positive in a follow-up test four days after arriving from abroad.

The daily numbers of positive tests over the past week have been as follows: 22, 7, 3, 17, 9, 13 and 9.

One person is receiving hospital treatment for Covid, and 359 people are listed as being in quarantine.

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According to the latest vaccination figures on, updated today, 38,647 people (72.1 percent of the population) have received the first shot of the vaccine, while 36,713 (68.5 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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