Two People Die of COVID-19 in Iceland

yesterday Two more people have died of COVID-19 in Iceland, bringing the total number of deaths from the novel coronavirus to four in the country.

Miklabraut, Reykjavík, offering unusually good driving conditions for student drivers.

Ideal Time to Practice Driving

2 Apr What do you do when the streets are almost empty?

Some Criminal Plans May Have Been Canceled

2 Apr We reported recently that one of the Icelandic police departments posted a note on Facebook, kindly asking those who had been contemplating breaking the law to cancel all such plans.

Director of Health Alma Möller.

COVID-19-Tracing App to Be Launched Soon

1 Apr An app intended to help Icelandic health officials trace the origin of COVID-19 transmissions is ready to be launched.

From Gullfoss waterfall.

Icelandic Travel Industry Could Lose ISK 260 Billion

31 Mar The COVID-19 pandemic could cost the Icelandic travel industry as much as ISK 260 billion.

Iceland Awaits 50,000 Precious Packages

31 Mar There are 50,000 precious packages on their way from India to Iceland.

From yesterday's press conference.

Ban on Public Gatherings Might Be Extended

31 Mar Health authorities in Iceland have publicly stated that a ban on public gatherings of more than 20 people, originally in effect through April 11, may be extended.


Deserted Streets of Reykjavík

29 Mar The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our daily lives in a major way.

The new hotel in downtown Reykjavík. The Pond is on the left.

New Look of Lækjargata, Downtown Reykjavík

28 Mar Most likely, work on a new hotel on Lækjargata, downtown Reykjavík, will be delayed, due to the situation in society, caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Professor Thor Aspelund.

Slowing the Spread of COVID-19 in Iceland

27 Mar At a press conference yesterday, health authorities revealed that confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Iceland are now 802.

Karl G. Kristinsson, yfirlæknir sýkla og veirufræðideildar Landspítalans.

‘Incredible Day’ for Screening

27 Mar The supply of swabs in Iceland for testing for the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 suddenly grew by more than 20,000 yesterday.

The Blue Lagoon.

Blue Lagoon Lays off 164 People

27 Mar A total of 164 employees were laid off at the Blue Lagoon in Iceland yesterday.

Karl G. Kristinsson, head physician at the medical microbiology and virology department of Landspítali

Discovery of 6,000 Swabs at Landspítali Is Huge Relief

26 Mar About 6,000 swabs for testing for the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 were discovered in the medical microbiology and virology department of Landspítali this morning.

This is what the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 looks like.

Herd Immunity Threshold Could Be Lowered in Iceland

26 Mar An article published in Morgunblaðið today suggests that if health authorities succeed in their efforts to minimize the average number of individuals infected by each person with COVID-19, herd immunity will be able to stop the spread of the virus with a lower percentage of the population becoming infected than otherwise would be the case.

Flight Attendants and Farmers Join Fight against COVID-19

25 Mar The list of health care workers ready to step in, should their services be needed during the COVID-19 pandemic, has grown to include 680 people.




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