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After resisting lockdowns, Sweden is now imposing ‘unprecedented’ coronavirus restrictions as cases soar – SBS News

Adherence to the Swedish coronavirus recommendations has come down since the spring and public gatherings will be limited to eight people, down from a previous…

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Sweden, which has made headlines for its softer approach to the new coronavirus, on Monday banned public gatherings of more than eight people for the first time amid a strong surge in cases.
The limit for public gatherings, until now set to between 50 and 300 people depending on the type of event, will be reduced to eight as of 24 November, an “unprecedented” measure deemed “necessary” to curb the spread of the virus, Prime Minister Stefan Lofven told reporters.
On Friday, the last day for which…

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