Coronavirus deaths in Sweden pass 1,000: Health agency

People sit at a cafe terrasse in central Stockholm, Sweden, on April 11, 2020 amid the new coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. (AFP)

Sweden on Tuesday reported that more than 1,000 people had now died from the novel coronavirus, while the number of confirmed cases passed 11,000.

Sweden’s Public Health Agency said it had recorded a total of 11,445 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 1,033 deaths. It cautioned that the true number of deaths might be higher as not all deaths had yet been reported over the four-day Easter weekend.

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 10:06 - GMT 07:06