Sweden on lockdown: Country to bring in local shutdowns to fight coronavirus crisis

SWEDEN is to impose local lockdowns to curb the rapid spread of the coronavirus pandemic.

While the rest of the world shuts pubs and restaurants during the lockdown period, Sweden kept them open but now the government looking at alternative ways of handling the virus.

Johan Nöjd, who leads the infectious diseases department in Uppsala, said: “It’s more of a lockdown situation - but a local lockdown.”

It is believed the new rules are expected to come into force on Monday and will allow regional health authorities to ban people meeting in...
source: Express

2020-10-18 01:08
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