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In Sweden the number of people infected with coronavirus has reached to 78.7 thousand

The number of identified cases of infection with coronavirus in Sweden has reached to 78.7 thousand, the number of deaths of 5.6 thousand, said during a press conference on Thursday, the chief epidemiologist of the country Anders Tegnell.

On Thursday it became known about the 9 new deaths associated with infection with coronavirus. According to the data previously given by the Agency of health, the death rate is 10 people per day.

"Sweden has significantly reduced the number of severe cases COVID-19. Various indicators show that there is a positive trend in the development of a pandemic," commented Tegnell statistics.

According to Tegnell, currently, epidemiologists are studying how events can develop in the fall, - they do not exclude the second wave of the epidemic. A ban on mass gatherings numbering more than 50 people and a recommendation to sustain social distance remain valid.

World health organization March 11 announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest who data, the world is revealed already more than 14.7 million cases, more than 612 thousand people died.

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