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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 5

Percentage of known coronavirus disease cases quarantined by date, Faroe Islands. During March 3–12, 2020, no cases were quarantined because no previous infection was diagnosed in the Faroe Islands and travel quarantine was not enforced yet. After March 12, most cases were quarantined, either as a result of recent travel or close contact with a positive case. However, some nonquarantined cases persisted and an unquarantined case was identified on April 3.

Figure 5. Percentage of known coronavirus disease cases quarantined by date, Faroe Islands. During March 3–12, 2020, no cases were quarantined because no previous infection was diagnosed in the Faroe Islands and travel quarantine was not enforced yet. After March 12, most cases were quarantined, either as a result of recent travel or close contact with a positive case. However, some nonquarantined cases persisted and an unquarantined case was identified on April 3.

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