Record number of COVID-19 infections in Iceland

Yesterday, Thursday 04.11.2021, 167 people testeds positive for COVID-19. That´s the highest number ever in one day. Majority of those infected were not in quarantine. Currently there are 16 people in hospitals, five in intensive care.


The 14-day incidence rate per 100,000 inhabitants has soared to 370.1, according to covid.is. Since there has been a sharp rise in cases in recent days, it´s likely that stricter domestic measures will be imposed again. This is currently being discussed by the government.


See more about this in reports from RÚV and Icelandic Monitor:

Virus set new records yesterday

Record Number of New COVID-19 Cases in Iceland



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