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Volume 27, Number 3—March 2021
Research

Epidemiology and Clinical Course of First Wave Coronavirus Disease Cases, Faroe Islands

Marnar F. KristiansenComments to Author , Bodil H. Heimustovu, Sanna á Borg, Tróndor Høgnason Mohr, Hannes Gislason, Lars Fodgaard Møller, Debes H. Christiansen, Bjarni á Steig, Maria Skaalum Petersen, Marin Strøm, and Shahin Gaini
Author affiliations: National Hospital of the Faroe Islands, Tórshavn, Faroe Islands (M.F. Kristiansen, B.H. Heimustovu, S. á Borg, T.H. Mohr, B. á Steig, S. Gaini); Ministry of Health COVID-19 Task Force, Tórshavn (M.F. Kristiansen, B.H. Heimustovu, B. á Steig); University of the Faroe Islands, Tórshavn (M.F. Kristiansen, H. Gislason, M.S. Petersen, M. Strøm, S. Gaini); Office of the Chief Medical Officer, Tórshavn (L.F. Møller); Faroese Food and Veterinary Authority, Tórshavn (D.H. Christiansen); The Faroese Hospital System, Tórshavn (M.S. Petersen); Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark (M. Strøm); Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark (S. Gaini); University of Southern Denmark, Odense (S. Gaini)

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Figure 2

Timeline of government actions taken against COVID-19, Faroe Islands. Restrictions were not mandatory but generally were followed by the public. It is difficult to conclude which effect every specific nonpharmaceutical intervention had on the Faroese epidemic as several were implemented successively and some in parallel, although these interventions in concordance with contact tracing and quarantine managed to eliminate the first wave of the epidemic. COVID-19, coronavirus disease.

Figure 2. Timeline of government actions taken against COVID-19, Faroe Islands. Restrictions were not mandatory but generally were followed by the public. It is difficult to conclude which effect every specific nonpharmaceutical intervention had on the Faroese epidemic as several were implemented successively and some in parallel, although these interventions in concordance with contact tracing and quarantine managed to eliminate the first wave of the epidemic. COVID-19, coronavirus disease.

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