Three New Cases of COVID-19 in Iceland

Vala Hafstað

Three new local cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Iceland yesterday, according to covid.is. Among those diagnosed yesterday is the one-year-old child of an Icelandic woman who tested positive for the coronavirus after arriving from Albania 11 days ago.

In addition, two people tested positive for the virus at the border, but it is not yet known whether those two cases are active. Until the results are in, the individuals are in isolation.

At present, there are 13 active cases of the disease in Iceland, and 438 people are in quarantine. The total number of confirmed cases stands at 1,855.

Yesterday, 1,778 people were tested at the border – the highest number since border testing began June 15. For the latest updates, go to covid.is.

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