Corona death toll in Sweden surpasses 12,000

Stefan LöfvenPhoto: Fredrik Sandberg / TT / NTB

A total of 89 corona-related deaths have been registered in Sweden in the last 24 hours. So far, the pandemic has claimed 12,028 lives in the country.

Since the pandemic hit Sweden last year, 584,674 people have been diagnosed with the infection, out of which 3,758 of them in the last 24 hours, according to figures from the Public Health Authority.

Denmark has also passed a gloomy milestone; with 553 new cases of the infection since Wednesday, more than 200,000 people have tested positive in Denmark. 

The latest figure from the Statens Serum Institut is 200,335 confirmed infection cases since January of last year. The number of deaths is up to 2,184, including 14 deaths registered in the last 24 hours.

A total of 444 COVID-19 patients have now been admitted to Danish hospitals. Out of the 444, 86 are in the intensive care unit, and 63 people are on respirators.

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