Fifty-one new Covid cases

16.11.2021 - 16:11
Fifty-one new Covid cases
There are currently 450 active Covid-19 cases in the country

Yesterday’s 2,628 Covid tests resulted in 51 positive cases, reports

All have been notified by the health authorities, and contact tracing is underway.

Five people are receiving Covid treatment in hospital, and a total of ten Covid-related fatalities have been registered.

The daily numbers of positive tests over the past week have been as follows: 47, 48, 48, 29, 35, 27 and 51.

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According to the latest vaccination figures on, updated today, 91.3 percent of the 12+ population have received the first shot of the vaccine, 86.3 percent have received the second shot and 8.1 percent have received a third booster 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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