Covid 19 coronavirus: Hundreds gather in Sweden to protest new pandemic restrictions - News Summed Up

Covid 19 coronavirus: Hundreds gather in Sweden to protest new pandemic restrictions


Swedish police dispersed hundreds of people who had gathered in central Stockholm to protest coronavirus restrictions set by the government. Video footage on Swedish media showed a sizable group of people without masks gathering in the Medborgarplatsen square in Stockholm not far from the Old Town. Video footage on Swedish media showed a sizable group of people without masks gathering in the Medborgarplatsen square in Stockholm. In the beginning of the pandemic, Sweden, unlike most other European countries, opted to keep its society largely open with few restrictions but the government has taken a substantially harder stance in the past few months. Sweden has seen over 13,000 deaths in the pandemic, far more than its Nordic neighbours Denmark, Norway and Finland.


Source: New Zealand Herald March 06, 2021 20:45 UTC



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