Over the course of the 20th week, 3,393 new cases of coronavirus were found in the region, which is 2,209 fewer than the previous week. During the nineteenth week, 5,602 new cases were found.
“I hope that this will also be reflected in the need for healthcare for Covid-19 patients,” Acting Health Director Johan Pratt said in a statement.
Residents of the Stockholm region are urged to continue to follow advice and recommendations until enough people in the community are vaccinated
Currently, 233 patients with COVID-19 are being cared for in an emergency hospital in the Stockholm region, which is eight fewer patients compared to the last case report on May 21. Another 11 people were reported killed.
Reports indicate that the spread of infection is moving in the right direction in several other parts of the country SVT News. A sharp decline can be seen in Skåne and Uppsala, among other places. The number of cases is clearly declining in Västra Götaland.
According to the Swedish Public Health Agency, warmer weather above all, more vaccinations and constant restrictions have an effect on infection but development is not positive everywhere.
In Norrbotten, the situation remains grave, state epidemiologist Anders Tegnell tells SVT News.
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