COPENHAGEN, May 6 (Reuters) - Iceland has all but eliminated the coronavirus outbreak as 97% of infected patients have recovered and only two new cases have been confirmed in the last week, the Icelandic government said in a statement on Wednesday.
“We have been pleasantly surprised to see a very fast deceleration of the pandemic in Iceland. However, it is extremely important to remain vigilant and minimize the risk of a renewed outbreak,” said the country’s chief epidemiologist, Thorolfur Gudnason. (Reporting by Nikolaj Skydsgaard; Editing by Sandra Maler)
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