Víðir Reynisson

Víðir Reynisson
Born (1967-04-22) 22 April 1967
Known forCOVID-19 pandemic in Iceland
Police career
DepartmentOffice of the National Commissioner of the Police
RankIceland-Police-5.svg Chief superintendent - 2020

Víðir Reynisson (born 22 April 1967) is an Icelandic police officer and the chief superintendent of the Office of the National Commissioner of the Police.[1] He also serves as the chief of security for the Football Association of Iceland.[2]

Early life

Víðir was born in Vestmannaeyjar and lived there to the age of 11.[3]

Career

COVID-19 pandemic in Iceland

Since February 2020, Víðir has been one of the lead members of the Iceland's Department of Civil Protection and Emergency Management addressing the COVID-19 pandemic in Iceland along with Alma Möller and Þórólfur Guðnason.[4]

On 25 November 2020 he was diagnosed with COVID-19[5] and on 4 December he was admitted into the National University Hospital of Iceland after his condition worsened.[6] By 21 December, he had returned to duty.[7]

See also

References

  1. ^ Jóhann K. Jóhannsson (2 January 2020). "Tómlegt á skrifstofu setts ríkislögreglustjóra". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 29 March 2020.
  2. ^ Valur Páll Eiríksson (7 March 2020). "Það sama gildir um þá eins og alla aðra Íslendinga". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 29 March 2020.
  3. ^ "Það skalf allt og nötraði". 24 Stundir (in Icelandic). 31 May 2008. p. 6. Retrieved 29 March 2020.
  4. ^ Einar Þór Sigurðsson (15 March 2020). "Nærmynd af Víði Reynissyni: „Ég hef ráðlagt honum að passa upp á svefninn"". Fréttablaðið (in Icelandic). Retrieved 29 March 2020.
  5. ^ Birgir Þór Harðarson (25 November 2020). "Víðir með COVID-19 – Aðrir í teyminu ekki í sóttkví". RÚV (in Icelandic). Retrieved 4 December 2020.
  6. ^ Sunna Valgerðardóttir (4 December 2020). "Bakslag hjá Víði og hann kallaður á spítalann". RÚV (in Icelandic). Retrieved 4 December 2020.
  7. ^ Berghildur Erla Bernharðsdóttir; Kolbeinn Tumi Daðason (21 December 2020). "Bitur reynsla sem að fjölmargir þekkja". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 2 January 2021.

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Rank insignia of Aðstoðaryfirlögregluþjónn for the Police of Iceland