Commuting challenges over the Øresund Bridge in a pandemic

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The Øresund Bridge ensures that under normal circumstances the flow of people between southern Sweden and Denmark is constant.

But the coronavirus pandemic and decision to close Danish borders as a result has changed that: now the only Swedes allowed to cross are those who can prove it's a necessity, such as those who work in Copenhagen.

Radio Sweden spoke to Swedes who usually make the daily commute to Copenhagen to find out how their working life has changed during the pandemic, and why forward planning has become much more relevant.