Faroe Islands Testify To ‘No Active’ Covid-19 Cases

The government of Faroe Islands, a part of the Kingdom of Denmark has said it has no record of active coronavirus cases.

Faroe Islands have confirmed about 187 Covid-19 cases between March 3 and April 22. All 187 patients have recovered, and no fatalities due to COVID-19 have been recorded.

Authorities have gradually reopened schools and have allowed among others business to resume their activities, except for travelers to the Faroe Islands, advised to self-isolate for 14 days upon arrival. The Faroese domestic football league is also expected to resume this Saturday.

The Faroe Islands, located in the North Atlantic, comprises about 50,000 people and 18 main islands. Over 8,403 tests have been conducted since the end of February, over one tenth of the population.

“As a nation, we have achieved what few other countries have managed to do. This has been possible because people, families and organisations have been willing to transform their daily lives and take responsibility under very difficult circumstances.

Our tough battle has paid off, we will soon be able to get back to normal daily life as much as we can, under these abnormal circumstances,” Prime Minister Bardur a Steig Nielsen said.

The minister said that people have respected guidelines. He said guidelines on hygiene and social distancing was in place.

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