- Sweden’s chief epidemiologist has admitted that the country is now experiencing a second wave of coronavirus despite predicting that the country’s no-lockdown policy would prevent another surge.
- Tegnell had suggested that case numbers would be “quite low” in the autumn compared to other European countries which imposed lockdowns.
- However, the latest figures show Sweden is experiencing higher levels of coronavirus cases, hospitalizations and deaths than its neighbours, relative to population size.
- “We see community spread in many regions simultaneously right now,” Tegnell said, according to Reuters.
Source: Sweden’s herd immunity hopes dashed by second coronavirus wave – Business Insider
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