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In Sweden the number of victims of coronavirus exceeded 4.3 thousand

The number who died as a result of infection by the coronavirus in Sweden amounted to 4350 people were 36 476 cases of infection, said the chief epidemiologist of the country Anders Tegnell.

"Today, deaths 4350, infections - 36 476. This week we see a small trend on the increase in the number of cases of infection, more young people infected. We attribute this to the increase in the number of tests conducted," said Tegnell at a press conference on Friday.

Earlier, the Swedish authorities announced the adoption of a new strategy of testing for coronavirus, which will test not only of health care workers and patients with severe symptoms, but also police officers and firefighters so they can quickly resume their work.

"The number of patients in intensive care units continues to decline, which may indicate that we are seeing a decline in the spread of the coronavirus," he added Tegnell.

Earlier Friday, Prime Minister of Sweden Stefan Leuven announced that universities and educational institutions for persons over 16 years can return to work in full-time mode on June 15. In addition, from 14 June to resume the matches of the Swedish football League and other sports. They will be held without spectators.

Recent data on the situation of COVID-19 in Russia and the world presented on the portal stopmanager.of the Russian Federation.