Sweden recorded its deadliest week after resisting lock down measures

Sweden recorded its deadliest week after resisting lock down measures

Sweden recorded its deadliest week of the 21st century after controversially resisting coronavirus lockdown measures, according to a report.

There were at least 2,505 Swedes who died between April 6 to April 12, amounting to 358 fatalities per day, Swedish outlet The Local reported.

The New York Post reported that Tomas Johansson of Statistics Sweden, a government agency that compiled the figures and claims it is important to clearly state that these are preliminary statistics, and that the death toll, especially for the most recent weeks.

The recent spike in fatalities comes as the country refused to implement containment measures to stop the spread of the virus.

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