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    Sweden was tightening nationwide coronavirus restrictions by requiring many people to work from home and reducing the number who can gather in restaurants, shops and gyms, starting next week.

    However the government has decided against ordering the country’s first full lockdown to control a recent spike in virus cases, Stefan Lofven, Prime Minister of Sweden, said on Friday.

    Sweden has stood out among European nations for its comparatively hands-off response to the pandemic.

    Read more: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/12/18/sweden-moves-towards-adopting-face-masks-public-pressure-covid/

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