Tracing infection has started in Skåne – if you show symptoms, go and get tested
Region Skåne has reached an agreement with Folkhälsomyndigheten (the Public Health Agency of Sweden ) to begin to trace how the infection is spreading.
”It’s a question of chasing the virus out of Skåne”Alf Jönsson, regional director
– This is so that we can make external analyses and increase our capacity with laboratory tests, says regional director Alf Jönsson at a press conference in Malmö.
– Of course our focus is on reducing the spread of infection in order to get rid of the virus. It’s a question of chasing the virus out of Skåne, says Alf Jönsson.
A total of 222 people in Skåne have died as a result of covid-19, according to Wednesday’s statistics. The number of hospital patients in Skåne is 72, of whom 19 are in intensive care.
More than 21,000 people have been tested for covid-19. The number of confirmed cases is 2,083.