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Stockholm, Sweden may 16, 2020

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In April the mortality rate in Sweden, whose authorities refused to impose a quarantine due to a pandemic, was the highest for this country in almost 30 years, reports “Interfax”. According to the National Institute of statistics, in April the country has died more people than in any other month since 1993. Taken into account the performance of all months.

In April 2020 in Sweden died of 10.4 thousand. In December 1993, died 11 thousand people, then the high mortality associated with seasonal influenza epidemic.

Sweden does not restrict completely the movement of citizens and businesses due to pandemic coronavirus. This differs from most Scandinavian and European countries.

Since the beginning of the outbreaks in the country recorded about 30 thousand cases of coronavirus. More than 3.6 thousand people died.