COVID-19: Sweden’s turnaround on masks in the face of the outbreak of the epidemic

COVID-19: Sweden’s turnaround on masks in the face of the outbreak of the epidemic

STOCKHOLM | Sweden first recommended wearing a mask on public transport on Friday in a further reversal of its atypical and controversial strategy against the coronavirus.

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The Scandinavian country, struggling with the second wave, will also adopt a series of new restrictions, including the introduction of gauges in shops and the limitation of tables to four people maximum in restaurants, announced Prime Minister Stefan Löfven in a press conference.

More details will follow.

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