Iceland has got the first delivery of anti-COVID19 vaccine on Monday 28.December. The first part has arrived on board of Cessna 560 Citation XLS+ with registration DCFLY, operated by Air Hamburg, as direct flight AHO214Q from Amsterdam to Keflavik.
Previously Icelandic government expected to get 85 000 doses of Pfizer vaccine before the end of the year 2020. However, later turned out the production does not follow the demand, therefore only 10 000 doses will be delivered in Iceland before 2021. The first doses will be distributed among habitats with the highest risk – medical workers and older people.
Icelandic government expect to vaccinate 75% of the population during the first half of 2021. Then it is expected that herd immunity will be reached somewhen in the second half of the year.