The Intensive Care Unit of the National University Hospital of Iceland (Landspitali) is being strained by the recent increase in Covid-19 cases. reports that currently 30 people are hospitalized with Covid-19, thereof 7 in intensive care and 23 in the Emergency Department. Of the Covid-19 patients in intensive care 4 had been fully vaccinated and 4 are connected to a ventilator.

According to the Landspitali the average age of hospitalized Covid-19 patients is 65 years.

Of the 23 in the emergency department 17 are fully vaccinated and 6 are unvaccinated. During the ongoing fourth wave 73 people have been hospitalized with Covid-19, with a third of them being unvaccinated. A total of 11 people have been treated in the intensive care unit, 6 of them fully vaccinated.

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