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Chief Epidemiologist Þórólfur Guðnason.

70 Percent of Icelanders May Have Caught COVID-19

2 Mar 2022 About 130,000 people in Iceland have been diagnosed with COVID-19 since the pandemic first hit.

Landspítali Needs 200 Additional Nurses

10 Nov 2021 “There is a severe shortage of nurses.”

Record Number of New COVID-19 Cases in Iceland

5 Nov 2021 A total of 167 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Iceland yesterday.

From Kreativ Dental, Budapest.

Numerous Icelanders Seek Dental Services in Budapest

3 Nov 2021 Dental clinics in Budapest, Hungary, have started competing for customers in Iceland.

Paramedics were called out numerous times yesterday for COVID-19 related cases.

Critical Situation at Landspítali as Number of COVID-19 Cases Rises

1 Nov 2021 Ambulances were called 26 times in Reykjavík and vicinity yesterday for COVID-19-related transport.

Minister of Health Svandís Svavarsdóttir, speaking to reporters this morning.

Iceland to Fully Lift Domestic COVID-19 Restrictions in Two Phases

19 Oct 2021 COVID-19 restriction in Iceland will be lifted in two phases, the first one beginning at midnight.

Guðmundur Felix Grétarsson.

Double-Arm Transplant Recipient Moves Fingers: Video

15 Oct 2021 The Icelandic man, Guðmundur Felix Grétarson, who in January became the first patient in the world to undergo transplant surgery of both arms and shoulders, posted a video on Facebook Wednesday, showing incredible progress.

Emergency Call from Emergency Room

12 Oct 2021 Nurses who work in Landspítali National University Hospital’s emergency room sent a statement to the media yesterday, in which they describe their worries regarding the current situation in the ER.

Minister of Health Svandís Svavarsdóttir, following the government meeting.

COVID-19 Restrictions Eased in Iceland

15 Sep 2021 COVID-19 restrictions were eased in Iceland at midnight.

Minister of Health Svandís Svavarsdóttir.

Restrictions Expected to Be Eased Next Week

10 Sep 2021 A total of 25 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Iceland yesterday.

Today Is World Suicide Prevention Day

10 Sep 2021 Today, September 10, is World Suicide Prevention Day.

More Nurses Needed in Iceland: OECD’s Numbers Disputed

2 Sep 2021 In a statement posted on its website yesterday, the Icelandic Nurses’ Association disputes figures provided by OECD in a recent study.

High Ratio of Doctors and Nurses in Iceland

1 Sep 2021 A new OECD study, including 32 countries, shows that Iceland ranks third in terms of the number of physicians and nurses per 1,000 inhabitants.

Guðmundur Felix Grétarsson, with his wife Sylwia Gretarsson Nowakowska.

Icelander Receives World’s First Transplant of Both Arms and Shoulders

15 Jan 2021 A 48-year old Icelandic man, Guðmundur Felix Grétarson, became the first patient in the world yesterday to undergo transplant surgery of both arms that includes the shoulders.


Vaccinations Begin in Iceland

29 Dec 2020 COVID-19 vaccinations began in Iceland  at 9 am this morning when four healthcare workers were vaccinated.




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