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SWEDEN

547,166

Total Cases

11,005

Total Deaths

N/A

Total Recovered

N/A

Total Active Cases

+31

New Deaths

0

New Cases


via devdiscourse01/22/2021

Sweden gives 1,000 people COVID-19 shots kept at too low temperature - Devdiscourse

Around 1,000 people in Sweden have been given doses of Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine that were kept at the wrong temperature during transportation, the pharmacy company delivering the shots said on Friday. As of Jan. 17, Sweden had vaccinated 146,000 people, most of whom were given the Pfizer-BioNTech shot.

via seattlespectator01/21/2021

Seattle U Partners with Swedish Medical Center to Open Vaccination Clinic on Campus - The Spectator

As a way to create more opportunities for people to get vaccinated, if they wish to do so, Seattle University partnered with the Swedish Medical Center to open a new clinic on campus. Seattle U President Fr. Stephen V. Sundborg, S.J. announced the opening of the Swedish Community COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic Jan. 8.  The clinic,...

via anthropocenemagazine.org01/20/2021

Researchers used Covid lockdown to show how tourism can protect vulnerable seabirds - Anthropocene Magazine

For a seabird trying to breed, eagles can spell trouble, either through direct attacks or by flushing seabirds off of their nests. But common murres in the Baltic Sea may have an unexpected ally—traveling humans. During the 20th century, population numbers of white-tailed sea eagles plummeted, largely due to potent pesticides in their food source. […]

via news.yahoo01/19/2021

Sweden sees slowdown in new COVID-19 cases and hospitalisations - Yahoo News

Sweden has seen a decline in new COVID-19 cases and hospitalisations in recent weeks, the Health Agency said on Tuesday, though it warned it was too early to say if it represented a lasting slowdown. Sweden, whose unorthodox pandemic strategy has placed it in the global spotlight, registered 9,779 new coronavirus cases since Friday, health agency statistics showed. "It has started to come down in all age groups, although primarily among younger people," Chief Epidemiologist Anders Tegnell told a news conference.


via fox11online01/15/2021

Spain rejects virus confinement as most of Europe stays home - Fox11online.com

MADRID (AP) — While most of Europe kicked off 2021 with earlier curfews or stay-at-home orders, authorities in Spain insist the new coronavirus variant causing havoc elsewhere is not to blame for a sharp resurgence of cases and that the country can avoid a full lockdown even as its hospitals fill up.

via schengenvisainfo01/15/2021

Sweden Bans Residents of Uruguay From Entering Its Territory - SchengenVisaInfo.com

The Swedish government has updated the entry ban on third-country nationals in accordance with the recommendation of the Council of the European Union of December 17, excluding Uruguay from the list. The update means that after January 20, the residents of Uruguay will no longer be eligible to enter the territory of Sweden for non-essential […]

via wwmt01/15/2021

At a glance: Europe's coronavirus curfews and lockdowns - WWMT-TV

PARIS (AP) — Across Europe and beyond, countries have a patchwork of curfews and lockdowns of varying strictness to combat the spread of the coronavirus. Here, at a glance, are the measures in place in the European Union's 27 member nations and some neighboring countries: Austria: In a third lockdown. Leaving home only allowed for work, medical visits, exercise, groceries. No overnight curfew. Belgium: 10 p. m. to 6 a. m. curfew in French-speaking regions; midnight to 5 a. m.

via schengenvisainfo01/22/2021

Which EU Countries Handled the Coronavirus Pandemic Best - SchengenVisaInfo.com - SchengenVisaInfo.com

With 97,477,830 COVID-19 cases in the world and over 2 million deaths, it is unknown when the pandemic will be something of the past days, though hopes are higher than ever, that better days are on their way, after the vaccine rollout. In most world countries the situation has deteriorated from November and on, including […]

via cbc.ca01/21/2021

Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world on Thursday - CBC.ca

U.S. President Joe Biden has outlined his national COVID-19 strategy to ramp up vaccinations and testing, reopen schools and businesses and increase the use of masks — including a requirement that Americans mask up for travel. International travellers entering the U.S. will need to quarantine on arrival for 14 days.


via motherjones01/18/2021

Coronavirus Growth in Western Countries: January 17 Update - Mother Jones

The y-axis of the charts now maxes out at 20 in order to accomodate Great Britain, which blew past the old 16 deaths per million max over the weekend. Sweden looks like it might not be far behind. The US is, for the moment, plateauing at about 10 deaths per million. All of these, as […]

via republicworld01/15/2021

Pandemic continues to hit Swedish society hard - Republic World

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via mynbc1501/15/2021

Spain rejects virus confinement as most of Europe stays home - NBC 15 WPMI

MADRID (AP) — While most of Europe kicked off 2021 with earlier curfews or stay-at-home orders, authorities in Spain insist the new coronavirus variant causing havoc elsewhere is not to blame for a sharp resurgence of cases and that the country can avoid a full lockdown even as its hospitals fill up.

via komonews01/15/2021

At a glance: Europe's coronavirus curfews and lockdowns - KOMO News

PARIS (AP) — Across Europe and beyond, countries have a patchwork of curfews and lockdowns of varying strictness to combat the spread of the coronavirus. Here, at a glance, are the measures in place in the European Union's 27 member nations and some neighboring countries: Austria: In a third lockdown. Leaving home only allowed for work, medical visits, exercise, groceries. No overnight curfew. Belgium: 10 p. m. to 6 a. m. curfew in French-speaking regions; midnight to 5 a. m.

via kfoxtv01/15/2021

At a glance: Europe's coronavirus curfews and lockdowns - KFOX El Paso

PARIS (AP) — Across Europe and beyond, countries have a patchwork of curfews and lockdowns of varying strictness to combat the spread of the coronavirus. Here, at a glance, are the measures in place in the European Union's 27 member nations and some neighboring countries: Austria: In a third lockdown. Leaving home only allowed for work, medical visits, exercise, groceries. No overnight curfew. Belgium: 10 p. m. to 6 a. m. curfew in French-speaking regions; midnight to 5 a. m.


via manilatimes.net01/20/2021

Sweden is not a model for emulation on Covid-19 – The Manila Times - The Manila Times

I READ the column of Mr. Yen Makabenta titled “Sweden keeps open for 1 million kids: No masks, no lockdown, no deaths” (The Manila Times, Jan. 14, 2021) about schoolchildren that is based on a study that indicates that they are not adversely affected by Covid-19. There are, however, two recent articles about Sweden’s response […]

via localnews801/19/2021

The world marks 2 million coronavirus deaths. The real toll is likely much higher - LocalNews8.com

It’s as if 10 of the world’s largest commercial jets fell out of the sky, every day for an entire year. The official global death toll from the coronavirus pandemic surpassed 2 million on Friday, according to Johns Hopkins University. The tragic milestone came just over a year after the first COVID-19 death was reported

via deltaplexnews01/15/2021

COVID Lockdowns Have No Clear Benefit vs Other Voluntary Measures, International Study Shows - Deltaplex News

A new study evaluating COVID-19 responses around the world found that mandatory lockdown orders early in the pandemic did not provide significantly more benefits to slowing the spread of the disease than other voluntary measures, such as social distancing or travel reduction. The peer reviewed […]

via kfoxtv01/15/2021

Spain rejects virus confinement as most of Europe stays home - KFOX El Paso

MADRID (AP) — While most of Europe kicked off 2021 with earlier curfews or stay-at-home orders, authorities in Spain insist the new coronavirus variant causing havoc elsewhere is not to blame for a sharp resurgence of cases and that the country can avoid a full lockdown even as its hospitals fill up.

via schengenvisainfo01/15/2021

Sweden Introduces New Amendments to Bans on Entry Imposed for Citizens of UK and Denmark - SchengenVisaInfo.com

Sweden’s Government has introduced several amendments to the ban on entry which has been previously imposed on citizens of the United Kingdom and Denmark, in a bid to stop the spread of new variants of the Coronavirus pandemic, also detected in several other world countries. Based on the Government’s statement, the amendments have been made […]

via katv01/15/2021

At a glance: Europe's coronavirus curfews and lockdowns - KATV

PARIS (AP) — Across Europe and beyond, countries have a patchwork of curfews and lockdowns of varying strictness to combat the spread of the coronavirus. Here, at a glance, are the measures in place in the European Union's 27 member nations and some neighboring countries: Austria: In a third lockdown. Leaving home only allowed for work, medical visits, exercise, groceries. No overnight curfew. Belgium: 10 p. m. to 6 a. m. curfew in French-speaking regions; midnight to 5 a. m.