Iceland authorities reported that the outbreak of COVID-19 is virtually eliminated. At the moment, 97% of all infected in the country have recovered - reports RIA, citing data from the government media.

Of the 1,799 people who received a positive test, 1750 are reportedly no longer infected. For all the time the disease claimed ten lives. Today, only 39 virus-positive remain in the country, three of whom are still in hospitals, but their condition is stable.

On Monday, the government of Iceland began to gradually abolish the introduced restrictive measures, which are scheduled to be completely canceled by May 11th.