Stockholm pauses home tests for corona as demand outstrips lab capacity

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Stockholm's local health authority has been overwhelmed by a flood of requests to test for Covid-19 over the past few days that they have decided to pause new requests for home PCR tests, often delivered by taxi, until Thursday.

This in order to help laboratories get through a backlog of orders. Meanwhile, the number of people in hospital in Stockholm for Covid-19 has jumped to over 200, up by more than 50 since Friday.

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