Iceland further tightens measures to contain Coronavirus


Iceland further tightened its restrictions to curb a coronavirus infection spike on Friday, lowering its limit on public gatherings to 10 people from 20 and dismissing stage performances and sporting activities.

The new restrictions will take effect on Saturday and remain in force until Nov. 17. 

Iceland has an infection incidence of 213 per 100,000 on a two-week average, down from a spike in mid-October to 291.5. Only 12 people have died with the virus in Iceland. 

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