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Many employees at CSK infected – government tightens rules

A maximum of eight people can sit at the same table in a restaurant. The government's decision comes as the spread of the corona infection continues to rise. "Many of our employees have been infected," says Johan Cosmo, Hospital Manager at CSK.
Kristianstad • Publicerad 4 november 2020
13 patients are being treated for covid-19 at CSK. In addition, 16 employees have been infected with corona. The infection clinic has been closed.
13 patients are being treated for covid-19 at CSK. In addition, 16 employees have been infected with corona. The infection clinic has been closed.Foto: Tommy Svensson, Tommy Svensson

On October 15th, 11 people were being treated for covid-19 in hospitals in Skåne. On November 3rd, there were over 70 people.

”We know how dangerous this is. We have almost 6,000 people dead”
Stefan Löfven, Prime Minister

At CSK, 13 patients were being treated for covid-19 on Tuesday.

– And unfortunately, many of our employees have been infected out in the community, says Hospital Manager Johan Cosmo.

Last week, 16 CSK employees were infected.

Several of the staff of the infection clinic have been infected. The infection clinic has been closed.

"We need rules that last over the winter," said Minister for Health and Social Affairs Lena Hallengren (S), Prime Minister Stefan Löfven (S) and Folkhälsomyndighetens Director-General Johan Carlson at a press conference on Tuesday.
"We need rules that last over the winter," said Minister for Health and Social Affairs Lena Hallengren (S), Prime Minister Stefan Löfven (S) and Folkhälsomyndighetens Director-General Johan Carlson at a press conference on Tuesday.Foto: Jessica Gow/TT

Skåne has had special recommendations since 27th October. Special recommendations are now being introduced in three more regions. In addition, stricter rules have been introduced for restaurants – a maximum of eight people can eat at the same table.

”What we do now will make a difference to what kind of Christmas celebrations we will have”
Stefan Löfven Prime Minister

– Now everyone has to get their act together. Now every citizen needs to take responsibility, says Prime Minister Stefan Löfven.

– What we do now will make a difference to what kind of Christmas celebrations we will have, he says.

– We know how dangerous this is. We have almost 6,000 people dead.

Facts

Corona in Skåne November 3rd

Newly identified cases of covid-19: 498

Total number of covid-19 cases found: 11, 138

Admitted to ICU with confirmed covid-19: 5

Admitted to the ward with confirmed covid-19: 68

Total number of dead from covid-19: 302

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