Tuesday. 31.03.2020
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Stockholm preparing for a big coronavirus crises

Sweden expects the number of Covid-19 will "increase dramatically." The Swedish Army is ready to set up field hospitals near the capital and Uppsala.
Photo: Pixabay.
Photo: Pixabay.
Stockholm preparing for a big coronavirus crises

On Wednesday evening, Swedish authorities announced that coronavirus has been detected in nursing homes and other services.

Now, Stockholm is preparing for a big coronavirus crises. Planned surgeries have been postponed and intensive care units are being prepared.

Anna König Jerlmyr, Mayor of Stockholm said, “We are facing the greatest challenge in the modern era. Stockholm has never faced anything like this before.

Karolinska Institute predicted on Wednesday that the number of Covid-19 patients in Sweden will increase dramatically next weekend.

The Swedish Army announced that they will establish field hospitals near Uppsala and near Stockholm.

The well-known Swedish company Absolut has begun to produce not only drinks but also hand sanitizer, of which there is a shortage in Sweden.

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