Update on Corona in the Arctic, Doubled in the Faroe Islands

Skipanes at Skálafjørður, Eysturoy on the Faroe Islands. Photo: Vincent van Zeijst
High North News provides daily updates on the spreading of the coronavirus in the Arctic. The number of corona infections in the Faroe Islands has incrased by 29 since yesterday. In Alaska, the figure has risen to 6, and Arkhangelsk has confirmed its first case of corona infection.

Total number of confirmed occurences of corona infection in the High North 

Norway

Region

    Infected

     New inf.

 Dead

New deaths

Nordland

      11

            0

         0

             0

Troms and Finnmark

      26

           2

         0

             0

Svalbard

       0

           0

         0

             0

Sweden

Region

      Infected

    New inf.

      Dead

    New deaths

West Bothnia

          18

         7

       0

                0

North Bothnia

           8

         0

       0

                0

Finland

Region

        Infected

        New inf.

  Dead

 New deaths

Lapland

             3

             0

      0

            0

North East Bothnia

            28

             0

      0

            0

Kainuu

             0

             0

      0

            0

Denmark

Region

     Infected

             New inf.

    Dead

    New deaths

Faroe Islands

          47

                  29

        0

            0

Greenland

           1

                   0

        0

            0

USA

Region

       Infected

          New inf.

     Dead

   New deaths

Alaska

             1

                5

          0

             0

Russia

Region

          Infected

   New inf.

       Dead

   New deaths

Murmansk Oblast

           NA

      NA

        NA

         NA

Arkhangelsk Oblast

             1

         1

         0

           0

Karelia

           NA

      NA

       NA

        NA

 

Total number of confirmed cases of corona infection in Arctic Council Member States

Country

     Infected

            New inf.

       Dead

  New deaths

Norway

       1169

               92

          4

        1

Sweden

       1059

               67

          3

        0

Finland

        272

                5

          0

        0

Denmark

       960

               62

          4

        3

Russia

        93

               30

           0

        0

Iceland

       199

               19

        0

        0

USA

       3503

             1825

       58

      17

Canada

       424

              120

        1

       0

Sources: WHO, Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare, Alaskapublic.org, 29.ru

 

This article was originally published in Norwegian and has been translated by HNN's Elisabeth Bergquist.

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