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  • Reported cases of Covid spike yet only two hospitalized
    Since September, life in the Faroe Islands has generally resembled pre-Covid standards, with little to no restrictions in place. Testing of arrivals at the borders was discontinued on September 1st, and large public gatherings have neither been disco…
    - 2 days ago 26/10/21, 12:14pm -
  • Mask mandate for air travelers to Faroe fully ditched as of November 1st
    Passengers flying with Faroe Islands national carrier Atlantic Airways will no longer have to wear a face mask come November 1st. And with the two other airlines operating scheduled flights to Faroe already having abandoned their mask mandate, the Fa…
    - 5 days ago 23/10/21, 12:18am -
  • Tórshavn seminar on ‘Hydrogen, Towards a Zero-Emission Fleet’ to discuss ‘zero-emission work boats’
    A seminar on zero-emission work boats will be held on October 27th in Tórshavn. Hosted by the HUGE project, the seminar will discuss “the scope for developing zero-emission work boats for the near shore area and an initial business case…
    - 6 days ago 21/10/21, 3:17pm -
  • Faroese send one million DKK in aid to Afghanistan
    Earlier this month, on behalf of the Government of the Faroe Islands, Jenis av Rana, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Culture, decided to donate 500,000 DKK (78,000 USD) in humanitarian aid to war-torn Afghanistan. The donation will be provided throug…
    - 8 days ago 20/10/21, 1:06am -
  • Atlantic Airways announces scheduled direct flights to ten destinations for 2022
    With the air travel business at last appearing to be recovering across Europe, Faroese national carrier Atlantic Airways has announced scheduled direct flights to ten destinations for the coming year. The listed destinations include Copenhagen, Aalbo…
    - 9 days ago 18/10/21, 9:02pm -
  • Intercultural Family Retreat to be held at Nesvík
    Red Cross Faroe Islands is planning to host its annual Intercultural Family Retreat at Nesvík from October 22nd to 24th. The main topic for this year’s retreat is ‘Sharing Stories’ with participants getting the opportunity to…
    - 13 days ago 14/10/21, 11:01pm -
  • Heartbreak despite a noble display: Faroe Islands 0 – 1 Scotland
    The Faroe Islands suffered an all too familiar heartbreaking late defeat at the hands of Scotland. Scotland’s controversial winner with just 3 minutes of normal time to play was just about enough to beat a heroic Faroese performance.  The…
    - 14 days ago 13/10/21, 9:14pm -
  • ‘You won’t get anything for free against us’ — Faroe Islands v Scotland match preview
    Tonight, the Faroe Islands will play their last home game of 2021 against North Atlantic neighbours Scotland. The two nations are just 200 miles apart but are at completely different spectrums of the World Cup qualifying campaign, as the tartan army…
    - 15 days ago 12/10/21, 5:39pm -
  • Clinical finishing in front of goal decided everything: Faroe Islands 0 – 2 Austria
    Sadly the heroics of the team of 1990 could not be evoked, as, on Saturday, the Faroe Islands succumbed to a 2-0 defeat at the hands of Austria.  The Faroe Islands started the game terrifically and forced Austrian goalkeeper Daniel Bachmann into…
    - 15 days ago 12/10/21, 5:28pm -
  • A special 007 spectacle for Kalsoy
    By now you may have watched the newest instalment in the James Bond film franchise ‘No Time to Die’ and you may well have noticed that the movie contains shots from the Faroe Islands — the island Kalsoy to be exact. The film premier…
    - 19 days ago 8/10/21, 10:49pm -

Corona.fo

  • Danish Government adds Scotland and the Northern English regions to its list of red regions
    3 July 2021With effect from 3 July, the Danish Government has added Scotland and the English regions of the North East, North West and Yorkshire to its list of red regions in the United Kingdom, due…
    - 3/07/21, 6:22pm -
  • Mandatory COVID-19 test upon arrival to the Faroe Islands
    From October 1st 2020 to August 31st 2021 all passengers 12 years and older are required to pay a COVID-19 fee amounting to DKK 350 per passenger upon arrival to the Faroe Islands.Tour operators or…
    - 10/06/21, 7:37pm -
  • Government eases covid restrictions for travellers to the Faroe Islands
    Vaccinated and previously infected people are no longer recommended to home quarantine upon arrival to the Faroe Islands. Non-vaccinated persons are urged to avoid large unorganized groups of people.…
    - 16/05/21, 5:12pm -
  • People aged 70 or older are now eligible for vaccination
    Residents of the Faroe Islands who are aged 70 or older can now make an appointment for vaccination.Last week 4.000 rations arrived from Pfizer/BioNTech. Vaccination is going well, and the booking w…
    - 14/04/21, 9:40am -
  • Government makes changes in Covid-19 restrictions
    Up to 500 people may now gather in organized groups. This is one of the changes to the Covid-19 recommendations, presented by the Faroese Government today.All vaccinated persons, whose vaccine was a…
    - 9/04/21, 10:53am -
  • Government eases Covid-19 restrictions
    Up to 200 people may now gather in organized groups. This is one of the changes to the Covid-19 recommendations, presented by the Prime Minister a moment ago.“Today we accelerate the pace of Faroese…
    - 5/03/21, 12:07pm -
  • Covid-free - for now
    The Faroe Islands are free of Covid-19 infection for the first time since July 2020.For the moment, the Faroe Islands are one of a few countries in the world with no infection. The last infected per…
    - 26/02/21, 8:34pm -
  • Regarding persons travelling to the Faroe Islands by air
    As a consequence of the pandemic and the current infection rates internationally, the Danish government has decided to place the entire world on the travel red list. This means that the authorities ar…
    - 11/01/21, 2:26pm -
  • New recommendations in effect from 7 January 2021
    Prime Minister Bárður á Steig Nielsen has today annonced new recommendations on COVID-19. See the recommendationes. her.
    - 7/01/21, 5:41pm -
  • The Government with new measures for Christmas
    At a press conference today, the Prime Minister, Bárður á Steig Nielsen, launched new Corona measures for Christmas.  Visitors from abroad at Christmas· All visitors should take particular care in…
    - 14/12/20, 1:30pm -