the Number of people confirmed infected with the coronavirus, is Thursday almost doubled in the Swedish capital city, Stockholm.
It happens, after 28 people Thursday night has been confirmed infected by the Swedish authorities.
It writes the Swedish news agency TT, which refers to the development as a 'smitteeksplosion'.
This is a total of 59 persons infected alone in the Stockholm region.
In the whole of Sweden sounds the number of infected so on the 93 persons.
Authorities writing in a press release that 'the infected patients to be isolated in an infectious diseases unit or in a different place according to their needs and life situation'.
at the same time, authorities have launched a tracing of all persons, as those infected have been in contact with.
- It is important to stress that the cases that have so far been confirmed to have been infected abroad or have been in contact with someone who has been infected outside of Sweden, says it is on.
Earlier on Thursday came the news that an employee at a hospital in the municipality of Danderyd had been infected with the coronavirus.
the Person must, however, have not been in contact with patients. But before that the infection was found has the person been in contact with four colleagues.
Thursday is also identified seven new smittetilfælde in Skåne, five in Värmand, a in Gäblevorg, one in Uppsala and one in Västra Götaland.
All the patients in Skåne in southern sweden has been traveling in northern Italy recently. None of them are in serious condition.
Italy is the country in Europe that is most affected by the virusudbruddet.
In Italy is over 3800 persons found to be contaminated, while 148 persons have died of the virus. Of those infected, there are over 400 persons declared healthy again.