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By Mimi Nguyen Ly
The Epoch Times
Iceland will lift all public COVID-19 restrictions starting Friday, saying that herd immunity is the way out of the pandemic.
“We are returning to normal life but the virus is still with us,” Prime Minister Katrín Jakobsdóttir told reporters on Wednesday, reported AFP. She said the country may impose new restrictions if needed, such as if a new variant emerges.
The country’s minister of health, Willum Þór Þórsson, said in a statement, “We can truly rejoice at this turning-point, but nonetheless I encourage people to be careful, practice personal infection prevention measures, and not to interact with others if they notice symptoms.” . . . A total of 60 people in Iceland have died due to COVID-19. Click here to continue reading.
(photo from Wikipedia; copyright by NordForsk/Kim Wendt from Norway; used with permission)