PANDEMIC

Parliament votes to extend pandemic law to end of year

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  • Parliament voted to extend Sweden's so-called pandemic law for another four months this week.
  • First introduced back in January 2021, the The legislation gives the government broad powers to limit the spread of the coronavirus.
  • But by the middle of next week the law won't be in use since that's when Sweden will remove virtually all of its national coronavirus restrictions.