Situation in Stockholm 'quite dramatic' following 18 more Coronavirus deaths: hospitals director

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18 more people have died of coronavirus in the Stockholm region, taking the total number of deaths related to the virus in Stockholm up to 37 as of Wednesday evening.

And the Swedish capital's health and hospitals director Björn Eriksson describes the situation as "quite dramatic now".

The number of over 70s confirmed to have the virus is increasing, and with intensive care already stretched, Eriksson has made a plea to trained healthcare professionals as the city seeks to further increase its treatment capacity.

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