The World Well being Group (WHO) stated on Wednesday that as a result of unfold of the epidemic, individuals, together with youngsters 12 years of age and older, have been suggested to put on masks in outlets, workplaces and faculties the place there isn’t any satisfactory air flow.
Someday after the WHO expanded its suggestions on masks sporting, Swedish Nationwide Chief Medical Officer Anders Tegnell said:
Prime Minister Stefan Löfven introduced on Thursday that there will probably be distance studying in grammar faculties by the tip of the 12 months. He additionally stated:
Distance studying, launched on the peak of the second wave of the epidemic, will start on December 7 and run till January 6.
Since November, Sweden has tightened restrictions, banning the sale of alcohol after ten o’clock within the night, amongst different issues, and
On Thursday, 6,485 new infections have been reported in Sweden, with a inhabitants of 10.3 million. Two weeks earlier, there have been 7,240 new sufferers a day. Greater than 272,000 individuals have been contaminated with the coronavirus for the reason that outbreak started.
In Sweden, the variety of deaths as a consequence of Covid-19 is a number of occasions larger than in different Scandinavian nations, however decrease than in a number of European nations that order quarantine.
(Cowl picture: Stefan Löfven. Picture: Jessica Gow / MTI)