Who is allowed to travel into Sweden from June 1st
From the first of June Sweden is changing its rules for entry from the Nordic countries. The Border Police explained for Radio Sweden what this means for people traveling from the Nordics, from the EU/EEA, and from the rest of the world. We also hear what loopholes there are in the system.
We’re not out of the woods yet – Are you masking up?
Source: Express How nation went OWN WAY to ‘lead fight against Covid-19’ A CORONAVIRUS vaccine may work but will need years to take effect if it does. Even in this best-case scenario, Covid-19 will probably never be truly eradicated. With these beliefs, it may seem odd to find Anders Tegnell, the architect of Sweden’s…
Though Sweden was not immune to the pandemic’s economic impact, it was the only major economy to grow in the first quarter of the year
Source: business insider.com Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, Sweden has drawn international attention for its unorthodox approach to managing the virus’ spread. The Nordic state didn’t impose strict lockdown measures, instead asking citizens to stay home if they were sick and to practice social distancing in public. Bars, restaurants, and shops stayed open, even when cases peaked in…
Swedish Government’s extraordinary powers comes into effect Saturday, extends entry ban until May 15
News from SACC Washington, DC The Swedish parliament approved an extraordinary bill to expand the government’s powers to impose measures to combat the COVID-19 outbreak without requiring prior approval from the legislature. The new executive powers entered into force on Sunday. The government also extended the temporary entry ban until May 15. As the outbreak continues to claim…
Is Sweden’s coronavirus strategy more psychologically sutainable?
A key argument made by Sweden’s public health agency in favour of its coronavirus strategy that avoids tougher restrictions is that it will be more straightforward to maintain in the long term, but how long will the Swedish public be able to cope mentally with their new reality? Radio Sweden spoke to Halmstad University’s Karin…
Track of the Swedish figures and those from your home country during the COVID 19 pandemic
WORLD / COUNTRIES / SWEDEN Last updated: April 11, 2020, 12:55 GMT Sweden Coronavirus Cases: 10,151 Deaths: 887 Recovered: 381 Source: WorldOmeters.info