on Tuesday registered a further 39 died of coronavirus in Sweden.
This is a total of 5161 persons died with Covid-19, informs the Swedish national board of health, Folkhälsomyndigheten.
The total number of infected people in Sweden are now on the 60.837, which is an increase of 1905 since Monday.
2366 persons receive or have received intensive treatment.
Spokespersons for the Swedish health authorities, highlights that the daily death toll is decreasing from day to day.
the Number of infected is increased after being made to test on a larger scale.
- Therefore has Folkhälsomyndigheten now chosen to share the statistics between the light cases and severe cases of Covid-19, says the Swedish statsepidemiolog, Anders Tegnell.
He calls at the same time the swedes to retain the existing restrictions in the summer.
- It is best to wait with the big family parties for the next year, he says.
- the Situation on the Swedish intensive care units is becoming increasingly better, says Taha Alexandersson, who is vicekriseberedskabschef in the national board of social services.
In total there are now hospitalized 459 patients in the Swedish intensive care units. 200 of them are treated for Covid-19, which is a lower number than last week.
Taha Alexandersson highlights, however, that the staffing of the intensivafdelingerne is the summer's big challenge in many regions.
The Swedish government announced Monday an overall assessment that the reductions that have occurred in the restrictions, are sufficient so far.
It said the Swedish minister of the interior, Mikael Damberg, to news agency TT.