State Epidemiologist Anders Tegnell was leading the press conference yesterday, 16th of April, at Folkhälsomyndigheten.
He reported that the total number of people in Sweden that tested positive for the new coronavirus is 12 540. That is 600 people more than the day before.
Since of yesterday, 1 333 Swedes have passed away in the virus. Which is an increase of 130 people from the day before, 15th of April.
– We were expecting an increase of covid-19 cases after Easter, but we have not seen that, says Anders Tegnell.
World wide, as many as two million people have been reported infected by the coronavirus.