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Local.fo

  • Government initiates phasing out of all anti-Covid restrictions for finalization by end of February
    If all goes well, starting March 1st, the Faroe Islands will be completely free of Covid-related restrictions, Prime Minister Bárður á Steig Nielsen announced at a press conference on Friday. “I’m pleased to be able toda…
    - 3 hours ago 22/01/22, 1:49am -
  • Internationally acclaimed Faroese actor Olaf Johannessen awarded prestigious National Culture Prize 2021
    A major cultural award in the Faroe Islands, the ‘National Culture Prize 2021’, has been awarded actor Olaf Johannessen.The award was presented by Jenis av Rana, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Culture, at a ceremonial event at the SALT v…
    - 1 day ago 21/01/22, 1:30am -
  • Widerøe to ramp up Bergen-Vagar flight schedule to four times a week
    Norwegian airline Widerøe which has been offering scheduled flights between Norway and the Faroe Islands since September 2021, will be increasing their number of weekly flights between Bergen and Vagar as of May, according to an announcement f…
    - 2 days ago 20/01/22, 1:52am -
  • Faroese art on display in Paris
    If you happen to be visiting Paris between now and March 13th, you may find it worthwhile to to visit the Faroese art exhibit “Un éclat de soleil” at the Le Bicolore on Avenue des Champs-Élysées. The exhibit, which op…
    - 3 days ago 19/01/22, 12:13am -
  • Vágur Municipality turns to crowdfunding to refinance existing loans
    The Municipal Council of Vágur is seeking funding through FlexFunding.fo, a Faroese offshoot from Danish crowdfunding platform Flex Funding. The 1,400 population municipality is looking to secure a total of 46 million DKK at a yearly interest…
    - 7 days ago 15/01/22, 2:11am -
  • Immigrants offered free course in Faroese language
    Immigrants looking to register for Faroese language lessons at the Evening School of Tórshavn this winter are asked to do so before January 23rd, Tórshavn Municipality announces. The ‘Faroese as a Second Language’ course is…
    - 9 days ago 13/01/22, 12:40am -
  • Government rolls back ‘Covid Passport’
    The ‘Covid Passport’ regime introduced in early November 2021 is no longer in force in the Faroe Islands, health authorities have announced. Upon the request of the Faroese Government, the Epidemics Commission reviewed the guidelines for…
    - 10 days ago 12/01/22, 12:51am -
  • Scandinavian Airlines suspend scheduled winter flights to Faroe
    Scandinavian Airlines, also known as SAS, have announced that they will not be operating scheduled flights between Vagar and Copenhagen over the winter, citing lack of ticket demand. The airline will, however, be reinstating scheduled flights to the…
    - 13 days ago 8/01/22, 8:00pm -
  • Number of hotel overnight stays rising significantly — stats
    November 2021 saw the number of hotel overnight stays in the Faroe Islands amount to roughly 10,400, a 23-percent increase on November 2020, according to a report from Statistics Faroe Islands. In addition to beating the corresponding digits of the p…
    - 15 days ago 7/01/22, 12:56am -
  • Bakkafrost acquires Danish seafood cannery
    Faroe Islands salmon farmer Bakkafrost has taken over 90 percent of the shares of cannery Munkebo Seafood, based in Munkebo, Denmark, as of January 1st, 2022. “On December 23rd 2021, Bakkafrost entered into a share purchase agreement to acquire…
    - 17 days ago 5/01/22, 11:22am -

Corona.fo

  • 533 new COVID-19 cases yesterday
    Yesterday’s 3,606 COVID-19 tests resulted in 533 positive outcomes, according to the latest figures from the Chief Medical Officer.All have been notified by the Health Authorities.There are curren…
    - 11 hours ago 21/01/22, 5:07pm -
  • 727 new COVID-19 cases yesterday
    Yesterday’s 5,163 COVID-19 tests resulted in 727 positive outcomes, according to the latest figures from the Chief Medical Officer.All have been notified by the Health Authorities.There are curren…
    - 1 day ago 20/01/22, 5:01pm -
  • 636 new COVID-19 cases yesterday
    Yesterday’s 3,843 COVID-19 tests resulted in 636 positive outcomes, according to the latest figures from the Chief Medical Officer.All have been notified by the Health Authorities.There are curren…
    - 2 days ago 19/01/22, 7:12pm -
  • 729 new COVID-19 cases yesterday
    Yesterday’s 5,208 COVID-19 tests resulted in 729 positive outcomes, according to the latest figures from the Chief Medical Officer.All have been notified by the Health Authorities.There are curren…
    - 3 days ago 18/01/22, 6:00pm -
  • 415 new COVID-19 cases yesterday
    Yesterday’s 9,916 COVID-19 tests resulted in 415 positive outcomes, according to the latest figures from the Chief Medical Officer.All have been notified by the Health Authorities.There are curren…
    - 4 days ago 17/01/22, 6:05pm -
  • 408 new COVID-19 cases yesterday
    Yesterday’s 3,302 COVID-19 tests resulted in 408 positive outcomes, according to the latest figures from the Chief Medical Officer.All have been notified by the Health Authorities.There are curren…
    - 5 days ago 16/01/22, 7:30pm -
  • 413 new COVID-19 cases yesterday
    Yesterday’s 4,105 COVID-19 tests resulted in 413 positive outcomes, according to the latest figures from the Chief Medical Officer.All have been notified by the Health Authorities.There are curren…
    - 6 days ago 15/01/22, 6:55pm -
  • Updated quarantine guidelines
    Different quarantine guidelines now apply to people who have tested positive for COVID-19 and those who have been directly exposed to an infected person.Quarantine – those who have tested positive f…
    - 7 days ago 15/01/22, 2:56pm -
  • 390 new COVID-19 cases yesterday
    Yesterday’s 3,774 COVID-19 tests resulted in 390 positive outcomes, according to the latest figures from the Chief Medical Officer.All have been notified by the Health Authorities.There are curren…
    - 7 days ago 14/01/22, 5:38pm -
  • 380 new COVID-19 cases yesterday
    Yesterday’s 3,997 COVID-19 tests resulted in 380 positive outcomes, according to the latest figures from the Chief Medical Officer.All have been notified by the Health Authorities.There are curren…
    - 9 days ago 13/01/22, 3:56pm -