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Over 100 new cases for fourth day in a row

30.07.2021 - 11:50
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 Mynd: Kristinn Þeyr Magnússon - RÚV
112 COVID-19 infections were identified domestically yesterday—the fourth day in a row with more than 100 positive tests within Iceland, and only the sixth since the pandemic reached the country in late February last year.

Wednesday’s figures have also been updated and it is now clear that 129 people tested positive that day—which was the highest daily figure recorded so far.

73 of the new cases identified yesterday are among vaccinated people, two people were half-vaccinated, and 35 had not been vaccinated. The vaccination status of two is unknown. Around a quarter of the 112 people were already in quarantine before testing positive. 

The 14-day infection rate per 100,000 people has increased to 280.6 domestically and 10.4 at the border.  

1,072 people are now in isolation with active infection, and 2,590 people are in quarantine. There are ten covid patients in hospital. 

The biggest COVID-19 days so far are: 

129 positive tests on 28th July 2021 
123 on 26th July 2021 
123 on 27th July 2021 
112 on 29th July 2021 
106 on 24th March 2020 
100 on 5th October 2020 

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