Coronavirus

People caught breaking pandemic law can face instant fines

1:19 min
  • The prosecutor's office suggests an on-the-spot fine of SEK 2,000 for those who break the pandemic law's ban on crowding.
  • The government and local municipalities can declare areas like parks and beaches off-limits, to prevent the spread of infection. 
  • The new fines could come into force as early as January 27.