Coronavirus deaths in Sweden pass 1,000: health agency | AFP

Sweden’s State epidemiologist, Anders Tegnell, says that more than 1,000 people have now had died from the novel coronavirus, while the number of confirmed cases passes 11,000. Sweden’s Public Health Agency said it had recorded a total of 11,445 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 1,033 deaths. It cautioned that the true number of deaths might be higher as not all deaths had yet been reported over the four-day Easter weekend. SOUNDBITE from Anders Tegnell, State epidemiologist, Sweden’s public health authority

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