Medical care

Minister worries as burden on health care system grows larger

1:25 min
  • Health and Social Affairs Minister Lena Hallengren expressed concern on Wednesday over the heavy pressures on hospital staff dealing with Covid-19 patients.
  • Meanwhile, Region Uppsala reached an agreement with other regions to send its ICU patients to other parts of the country.
  • If things do not improve, Hallengren said, the government will have to take more public health measures to stop the virus.