Twenty-six new Covid cases

21.10.2021 - 14:18
Twenty-six new Covid cases
There are currently 111 active Covid-19 cases in the country

Yesterday’s 1,006 Covid tests resulted in 26 positive cases, reports

Twenty-four were infected in the Faroes, and all but one of these are linked to known chains of infection. Two people tested positive in follow-up tests after arriving from abroad.

The daily numbers of positive tests over the past week have been as follows: 9, ?, 10, 6, 13, 15 and 26.

No-one is receiving hospital treatment for Covid, and 169 people are listed as being in quarantine.

 >> SEE ALSO Third Covid jabs now available to high-risk groups

According to the latest vaccination figures on, updated today, 39,060 people (73.0 percent of the population) have received the first shot of the vaccine, while 37,324 (69.8 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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