More ICU beds needed to handle Swedish coronavirus cases, doctors say

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Sweden needs more intensive care beds to manage a spike in coronavirus cases, doctors tell Swedish Radio News.

Several regions - like the major urban areas of Stockholm, Skåne and Västra Götaland - say they are planning on offering additional ICU beds in the near future to handle more serious COVID-19 infections.

But as the number of confirmed cases inches toward 1,000 on Monday, some health workers says finding enough space to treat patients is already a serious issue.

Click the play button to hear from intensive care doctors themselves.