Five people have been diagnosed with active coronavirus in the last 24 hours in the country. According to the information provided by the medical director of health and the Civil Defense Agency, all these people were quarantined.
The latest figures show that Iceland is one of the countries in Europe with the lowest levels of infection. According to the statistics of the European Epidemiological Survey (EDC), in the last two weeks, for every 100,000 inhabitants, the coronavirus infection is a total of 57.7.
Luxembourg has the highest incidence today, with 1,065.7 infections per 100,000 inhabitants. The second most Scandinavian country with the lowest number of infections is Finland, with 69.4 infections per 100,000 inhabitants.
Yesterday, the active virus was diagnosed in 4 people after sampling because of symptoms. During screening at the border of active coronavirus, three visitors were diagnosed with antibodies in one. Seven people are waiting for the results of the antibody tests.
According to data from covid.is, 52 patients are currently hospitalized in the hospital, and 3 people are in the intensive care unit. 205 people are in isolation, another 205 are in quarantine. In addition, 749 people are currently quarantined, waiting for further tests after their arrival in the country.
Most of the active infections are found in the capital and the Northeast. 154 people are currently in isolation in the capital area, and 148 are in quarantine. In the Northeast, 28 people are isolated and 24 are quarantined.
The rate of domestic infections, ie the number of infections per 100,000 inhabitants in the last two weeks, is now 43.6, yesterday it was 45.8. The incidence of borderline infections is now 10.9, but yesterday it was 11.2.
The current wave of the epidemic is weakening, which gives a chance for further changes to the existing restrictions. Last week, 15 people were diagnosed with the highest number of infections in one day.
On Wednesday, the active virus was diagnosed in 4 people.
Since the beginning of the coronavirus epidemic in the country, 5,277 people have been diagnosed. According to the information provided on the website covid.is, of those who suffered from COVID-19, 26 people died.
mmn / visir.is