The Public Health Agency of Sweden deems that people who have received a positive antibody test result can socialise more with family and close friends. This can be of particular significance for people over 70 and risk groups.
SMHI, the Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute, has issued a class 2 warning for very high water flows in Torneälven (Torne River) between Abisko and Rautasälven (the Rautas River) in Norrbotten County.
Friday June 26th 9.15 P.M: The message is no longer valid.
National Board of Health and Welfare: During the pandemic, fewer people are visiting the emergency department
When COVID-19 broke out in Sweden, visits to the country's emergency departments dropped sharply. The National Board of Health and Welfare warns of the consequences.
To mitigate the effects of the corona virus spread, the government extends the temporary entry ban to July 7.
Thursday June 25th 4.10 P.M: Message no longer valid.
From 30 June, the Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Utrikesdepartementet, UD) will remove the advisory against non-essential travel to ten countries: Belgium, France, Greece, Iceland, Italy, Croatia, Luxembourg, Portugal, Switzerland and Spain. However, the travel advisory against non-essential…
Important public announcement to the public in Åmål in the Municipality of Åmål, Västra Götaland County
Tuesday June 16th 8:25 P.M.: The message no longer applies.
Approximately 0.6 percent of all people who were infected with COVID-19 in the second half of March have passed away. Mortality was 4.3 percent in the age group 70 and older, but 0.1 percent among people younger than age 70. These are the results of a study conducted by the Public Health Agency of…
The national ban on visits to the elderly care will be extended until August 31, announces Lena Hallengren, Minister of Social Affairs, at a press conference on Monday. The purpose of the ban on visits is to reduce the risk of covid-19…
Update June 14th, 05:41 A.M: The message is no longer valid.
The Public Health Agency of Sweden has mapped and compared the genome of the corona virus in returning travellers. One of the conclusions is that covid-19 most likely came to Sweden on a number of occasions and from different…
Beginning 10 June, the joint press conferences on COVID-19 will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
To reduce the risk of spreading covid-19, the police are now becoming more restrictive with demonstration permits. The background is that the limit of a maximum of 50 persons has been exceeded on several occasions lately.
Update June 6th, 10:00 A.M: The message is no longer valid.
From 13 June, symptom-free individuals can travel in Sweden, says Prime Minister Stefan Löfven.
Anyone who has symptoms of Covid-19 will be able to get tested. The tests will be free, the Government states. In addition, the number of so-called antibody tests will increase.
The Public Health Agency of Sweden ("Folkhälsomyndigheten") and the regions have announced that the Stockholm Region's telephone line about the novel corona virus in several languages is now becoming national.
Today, 1 June, the outdoor signal for Important Public Announcements, IPA (“Viktigt meddelande till allmänheten” or “VMA”) will be tested. The signal will sound continuously for seven seconds and will then be followed by a silence of fourteen seconds. This will be repeated six times. Thereafter…