Sweden 'to start lockdowns' as it has world's 12th highest Covid-19 death rate

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Health authorities in Sweden are poised to start introducing local lockdowns to stop a surge in new cases, it is claimed - although these will not be legally enforceable
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Sweden is debating bringing in local lockdowns in a bid to halt the spread of Covid-19, according to reports - having resisted the measure for months.

The number of cases has risen dramatically in the past fortnight, with 970 confirmed on Thursday - the highest since June.

The country's approach to the pandemic has been controversial, with businesses and schools staying open throughout, although citizens have been advised to observe social distancing rules.

But according to…
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