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In Sweden the number of victims of coronavirus has reached 5.5 thousand people

The number of fatal cases of infection with coronavirus, reached in Sweden on Thursday of 5.5 thousand, follows from the statistics published by the public health Agency of Sweden.

According to the Agency, only the number of confirmed infections reached 74 333. Died a total of 5 500 patients with coronavirus. It is noted that 2 470 infected patients have required intensive care.

The Swedish authorities unlike other countries, did not enter a lockdown mode and chose the softer measures to combat the spread of the virus. This approach has caused mixed reactions and criticism both inside the country and abroad.

World health organization March 11 announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest who data, the world revealed more than 11.6 million cases, more than 539 thousand people died.

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