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Sweden record 67 died of the coronavirus in a day

the Number of registered dead with coronavirus in Sweden is on Saturday at 3992. This is an increase of 67 since Friday, informs Folkhälsomyndigheten.

The updated figures also show that the total 33.188 are confirmed infected with the new coronavirus in Sweden.

Of the registered coronadødsfald is 2204 men and 1788 women.

The area that is hardest hit by the Covid-19, Stockholm. Then comes Västra Götaland, Östergötland and Uppsala.

The hardest-hit age group measured in the death toll is the 80-89-year-olds followed by those over 90 years and then the 70-79-year-olds.

the Number of persons who are, or who have been hospitalized in the intensive care unit with Covid-19, 1929.

Folkhälsomyndigheten has called for far more samplings for Covid-19 in nursing homes and among the isolated elderly.

There has in recent days been increasingly focusing on what has gone wrong around the nursing home, where visits were forbidden the 31. march

But according to Thomas Lindén in the Socialstyrelsen in Stockholm is the death toll on the nation's nursing homes are not separate attention-grabbing, if they be compared with a regular flu season.

- If we say that we failed to take care of our elderly, so one can actually say that every year, " says Thomas Lindén, as the head department of knowledge management in the field of health in the national board of social services.

In nursing, there has this year been over 11,000 deaths in the period January to april. In the same period in 2019, the figure was at nearly 10,000 persons, according to Thomas Lindén.

He says that although each of the deaths is difficult and leads to sorrow and tragedy, it is also necessary to see the big perspective.

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