Active COVID-19 infections In Iceland 13th of April 2020

The curve is going down in Iceland

According to covid.is Only nine new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Iceland yesterday (Monday April 13th 2020). A total of 1.720 cases of the disease have been confirmed, while 989 people have recovered. No fewer than 36.339 people have been tested for the novel coronavirus in Iceland, representing ten percent of the country’s population.

At a press conference this afternoon, Minister of Health Svandís Svavarsdóttir announced the next steps to be taken in Iceland toward lifting restrictions on public gatherings. After May 4th Public gathering of up to 50 individuals will be allowed. Preschools and grade schools will operate as usual. Secondary Schools and universities will be permitted to have up to 50 people in a room, and various services will be reopened. 

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