- As of September 2nd, 5,820 people have been confirmed as having died after testing positive for the coronavirus in Sweden. That’s up from the figure 5,813 on September 1st, but does not reflect how many passed away in the past 24 hours, due to a delay in how Swedish regions report their data.
- Since the start of the outbreak, 2,570 coronavirus patients have been in intensive care as of September 2nd, which also includes fatalities and patients who have recovered and been discharged (up from 2,569).
- There have been 84,532 confirmed cases of the coronavirus as of September 2nd (up from 84,521 as of September 1st, although the Public Health Agency warns that its data is still being adjusted after thousands of false positive tests were discovered last week).
- Everyone in Sweden is urged to stay at home if they are at all sick (even a mild cough or sore throat), practice social distancing, work from home if possible, follow good hygiene practices, and avoid non-essential visits to elderly people or hospitals.
Seven new deaths have been confirmed in Sweden, which means that the total number of people who passed away after testing positive for the coronavirus now stands at 5,820. There have been 84,532 confirmed infections so far (but the Public Health Agency warns that its data is still being adjusted after thousands of false positive tests were discovered last week). A total of 2,570 corona patients have been admitted to intensive care.
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