Iceland Covid-19 outbreak: Cases spike in world’s most vaccinated country. By Jamie Seidel.
The small island nation of 357,000 citizens has become a case study of the effectiveness of vaccination against the Delta mutation.
Some 96 per cent of all Icelandic women over 16 have received at least one vaccine dose. The figure for men is about 90 per cent. In total, 86 per cent of the population has been fully vaccinated. …
The Reykjavík government felt they had this pandemic beaten. In June, they rolled back social distancing, mask and travel restrictions. But those restrictions have been reimposed as a Covid-19 Delta outbreak has sent case numbers soaring.
Israel, another vaccination leader, is likewise re-imposing some lockdown measures.
Hello Australian policy makers. Are you paying attention? Is this where you want to be in six months time?
hat-tip Stephen Neil