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Coronavirus: Sweden has recorded its highest death toll in 150 years

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Sweden recorded its highest death toll in 150 years in the first half of 2020, in a count not seen since an infamous famine in 1869.The Scandinavian nation, which refused to implement a COVID-19 lockdown, recorded 51,405 deaths between January and June, according to the country’s official statistics office.
That figure is around 6500, or 15 per cent, more than the same time period last year.
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