By January 2, the country's death toll is forecast to surpass 10,000 even with "rapid vaccine rollout," according to the latest projection by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation.
Intensive care units in Stockholm, Sweden are at 99% capacity as the country struggles to cope with a second wave.
The percentage of people in Stockholm who had antibodies against the coronavirus was thought to be around 15 percent in May.
Nearly 90 percent of Sweden's current death toll is among the elderly population, with at least 3,109 fatalities reported among those aged 70 and above.
There is currently no scientific proof that people who have recovered from COVID-19 are protected from a second infection.
The country's public health agency claims its capital Stockholm, where the majority of the cases have been reported, may have already passed the peak of the outbreak.
Man in his 70s was bitten by animal former Cuban leader gave to Russian cosmonaut in the 1970s.
The rapper was arrested after an altercation in the street in Stockholm in a case that got the attention of President Donald Trump.
The vessels—which are thought to be the graves of high-status individuals—could potentially date back to the Viking Age.
The man's mother has called police liars for saying it was a dangerous situation.
Kim Jong Un's top diplomat arrived in the Scandinavian country on March 15.
The Swedish military is kicking off its biggest exercise in almost a quarter of a century, while Russia and Belarus perform combat readiness drills nearby.
The match will be played in Stockholm on Wednesday.
Ajax's team had an average age of 20 in its last match.
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Manchester United needs to win the competition to qualify for the Champions League.
Mourinho wants to rest his senior players in preparation for the Europa League final.
De Gea is not in United's squad for the game against Southampton.
The suspect identified as the driver of a truck that killed four people had expressed sympathy with the Islamic State militant group.
Authorities have not ruled out the possibility that the unnamed man had accomplices in the attack that killed four.
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In December 2010, an Iraqi-born Swede detonated an explosive device, killing himself.