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News from The Echo - 19:00 31/03
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Hmm? Britain today saw its highest death rate so far in the 24 hours of the corona epidemic. 389 people died in the last 24 hours yesterday at 19 in British hospitals and in total the official UK death toll has now rise to 1789. The government's medical advisers say it is too early to say whether this is a clear trend. Hereat that closes is written, all its ski resorts from April 6, that is, on Monday. According to skistar's CEO and stefan sjöstrand so the decision is made to avoid that the health care in the regions in question is overburdened by patients in these coronal times with health care in the regions where we operate and this morning today I had a meeting together with michael lindqvist who is. Infectious disease control doctor in dalarna county and together with the health center in the seal. And it was very clear that the health care system is very heavily burdened in the clothes we operate in and in the same with it, we have a risk that skiers can come in with, for example, a broken leg or another operation that needs to be done and thus our s Burden. The already overloaded health care on it, we do not want to be involved write start v it is stefan lakeshore, arr. It is thus in vemdalen since the year that is affected. Branäsgruppen is also closing its facilities in Kungsberget and branäs on the recommendations of the Swedish Public Health Agency or wants the government to do more to combat the shortage of personnel in agriculture. About 8000 seasonal workers from mainly Eastern Europe usually work on Swedish farms. It is not expected to arrive yesterday because of the corona crisis. Then, says anna karin hat, chair or f. The risk is that we will see that it is vegetables that can not harvest, that it is carrying strawberries that can not be picked, that the plantings in the forest actually be very much delayed. I am concerned about farmers and or father courting the government with suggestions on how laid off and unemployed should be transferred to agriculture. Among other things, or FC wants a state salaries compensatory contribution to them. Been made redundant from more well-paid jobs should want to look for green jobs. It would have to bring to justice a financial incentive so or s chairman anna karin hat. It was Henrik Dannberg who had been there. My name is Johan Westerberg.

News from The Echo - 17:00 31/03
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Skistar closes all its ski resorts in Sweden for the rest of the season from April 6, according to a press release, the company chooses to follow a recommendation from the Public Health Agency to close when there is a risk that the health care in the regions in question Overloaded. Suggestions that more people should be able to receive a higher remuneration. At times it has been difficult to make his complaint and the Union's a cash director Harald Petersson says that the pressure has been hard today. Speech as possible we try to make sure that our digital services also cope with this pressure, so we do everything we can when we have very high onslaught after that cashier. Have you ever experienced anything like this? Not always. These discussions. 15, a registers that use the same IT system and to and from. Today it has been overloaded. The academics' cash and union's cash are the largest and since yesterday when the government gave the announcement of temporarily more generous rules, about 14000 people have applied to join them. Harald petersson at the Union about 15 hundred per month according to sweden's a registers that coordinate. Anna checkouts, which will influx in total and land on over 50000 new members in March today, March 30. If it is especially important for many and join, you get to be credited throughout the month. And with the government's proposal, you can then get a cash based on your income. Minister for Employment eva nordmark. We are now facing a fast track where you qualify for compensation after three months of membership so you join today. If the month of March counts reporter, jens team anders janin over a comma, one million jobs at vehicle manufacturers in Europe affected currently closed factories due to coronavirus. Seen it according to the trade association of approx. Only the jobs of the vehicle manufacturers entered. Manufacturers spain have decided to test more for corona lattid infection. The plan is to test around 50,000 people every day. That is more than twice as many as today. In the past, the freedom of movement of Spaniards is severely restricted and now all religious gatherings are banned until 11 April.

News from The Echo - 15:25 31/03
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The government is instructing the Public Health Agency to do more coronal tests in the first hand, it is staff in health care and elderly care to be tested to, says Social Affairs Minister Lena Hallengren. The national testing of the municipality is to be greatly expanded through a broad mission to the Public Health Agency. Three doctors and two nurses, are in intensive care in hospital in Stockholm after being infected with the new coronavirus. Seen, as Swedish newspaper reported earlier. Region stockholm does not want to comment on the information, citing confidentiality, reports p four Stockholm. The government is doing more to combat the shortage of staff in agriculture. You can hear more about this on Swedish radio. SE, it was short-new update from the eco editorial team.

More corona testing to come, government predicts economic misery, Astrid Lindgren Award announced - 14:30 31/03
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With Tuesday's news from Radio Sweden, I'm Lucas Christodoulou. The Social Democrat Green government has asked the public health agency to swiftly prepare a system for testing large amounts of people for covert in 19. Deputy Prime Minister Isabella Levine says this will help healthcare workers who are free of the sickness to keep services running. The government now also sharpened its recommendation for stopping visits to old age homes to be an outright ban on Tuesdays. Update from the public health agency deputy Chief Epidemiologist Standish balanced in says there have been 34 new deaths since yesterday, bringing the total to 180 and also 400 new cases discovered. Bringing the total to over 4400 this week, the public health agency will hold a meeting for laboratories and Regional Health authorities to see how they can work to carry out more tests, the government hopes to test 20 to 30,000 per week. The government expects unemployment to rocket to 9% during 2020 and the economy to shrink by 4% as a result of the Krona Crisis, Finance Minister Magdalene Anderson said on Tuesday morning. But there is a very serious economic situation globally as well as nationally and that just like during the financial crisis that started in 2007, it will take years to recover from this economic downturn for the first time since it was elected, Sweden's government has a positive rating in an opinion poll. The survey by Novus suggests that in the last month, more of become positive about the government then are negative towards it, and the prime ministers personal rating has also shot up. Placing him at the top of all the party leaders in Sweden now and the world's biggest prize for children's literature, the Astrad Lingren Memorial Award has gone this year to Korean illustrator by Aquino. The citation says she is published 13 picture books that are popular throughout Asia and that one of her most successful books, cloud bread, was published in English in 2011. That's all for today. Join us again for more news.

News from The Echo - 14:00 31/03
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Three doctors and two nurses are being cared for in hospitals in Stockholm after contracting the new corona virus. Something that Svenska dagbladet was the first to tell. We hear Johan Styrud, president of the medical association in Stockholm. Is it the case that health care personnel should have to get sick when you are at work? It is important that when you are in your job role that you have adequate protection so you do not get sick in that way, this can be related to the documented shortcomings? Equipment can not be proven with just the suspicion that it is the cause makes you are horrified, that there are five people, they have three doctors in Stockholm who are currently receiving intensive care after becoming infected with code 19. Region Stockholm does not wish to comment on the information on the grounds that it would violate patient confidentiality. 50,000 people every day. That's more than twice as many as today in Iceland can coronal contagion costs, the tourism industry is equivalent to almost 20 billion sek in the coming months. This shows calculations from among the 2nd Icelandic Central Bank, reports the newspaper morgunbladid. For financial crime in the case surrounding the savings company 24 men in where thousands of small savers lost the money. Four defendants are sentenced to prison for serious accounting offences and one is sentenced to probation and a fine for accounting offences. The company went bankrupt last summer and then had small savers claims of 37Msek. It was the echo news studio so the granath.

News from The Echo - 13:00 31/03
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According to the latest figures from the Public Health Agency, so far 4435 cases of confirmed corona infected have been recorded just over 400 have been reported in the last 24 hours. But there is a dark number due to some lag. In the reporting. So far, one hundred and 80 people have died one patient. Slept in region västernorrland confirms that the patient must have his infected inside the hospital because the person was not the person was in the place longer than the incubation period. I have a patient at sundsvall hospital who has been in custody for more than three weeks for another disease and who after a while had symptoms from the upper respiratory tract showed that he has. Coronavirus would be the health care hygiene unit. Smith tracks and maps which 2nd patients and staff this person may have met during the infectious. According to Mats Brännström is so far unknown for the infection has entered the hospital, there are not so many different routes. Hmm staff. Visitors can also be considered from outside, even if there has been a restraining order. The infected person is not acutely ill yesterday. Won if it's a diet you to hmm. The person in question is in the infectious disease unit and not in the intensive care unit. Brännström, acting health and medical director in the region of Västernorrland, the Farmers' National Association or the Eu wants the government to do more to combat staff shortages. About 8,000 seasonal farm workers from mainly eastern Europe are not expected to come to Sweden this year due to the corona crisis, and anna karin hat, president or eu, wants, among other things, to introduce a wage compensatory allowance for the person who has been made redundant from a more well-paid job like to look for a job. So in parts of northern Sweden mostly clear all night tomorrow Wednesday, the southern part of the country will have cloudy weather and most stops in southern norrland are moving a snowfall area in the west during the afternoon. In northern norrland it will be mostly sunny temperatures in the south, 5-10 plus degrees huge minus two to plus three degrees.

Public Health Agency calls a press conference - 12:00 31/03
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In dinner it is two o'clock and you listen to the echo that sent in response to the Public Health Agency's press conference about the current corona location. My name is you get to the front and the next hour we will hear the authorities' situational picture if the disease came at 19 and it is the Public Health Agency, the National Board of Health and Welfare and the Civil Contingencies Agency echo live this daily update and Question Time. Shirts and comments by our special reporters and a little later also analysis of the government's new economic forecast presented this morning where magdalena andersson, finance minister her assessment is that unemployment rises from today's 7 percent to 9 percent and which would mean half a million unemployed in Sweden. With looking again at cases globally and we have just over 700,000 cases worldwide that are reported every 34,000. About has died while in Europe we have about half of that, we can say 320. The trend continues, there is much testing of the cases where rises rapidly many dead in spain. As you may have read about, so it's not so big changes go but you continue if we look at Sweden instead and this graph that now recognizes so it is hmm. Weak to be seen here well is then how many are on iva hmm and it is just over hmm yes, about 404435 cases. As has been reported, of which 407 in the last 24 hours and 350 eight are cared for in iva. According to these numbers. But as we have said several times before. Numbers vary a little as time goes by. It reports and sometimes reports things after the fact. Once they have been reported, but what we know today and are reporting right now is that there are one hundred and eighty deceased, hmm. And that curve that also does but think away the last days they will certainly change after the fact. If we look at the incidence that was also shown yesterday, hmm, so it is by age group. How many people in that age group fall ill? Hmm, and then we can see that per hundred thousand inhabitants we then have a large hmm? Then there is this distribution at iva nurture. What is interesting is that we still see a majority of men there and we do not yet have a good explanation. But it lasts, the age groups look like they do in 2nd countries. We still have as hmm overall strategy to level out this curve of illness so that health care can cope with this crisis. And hmm. To do so, we are trying to reduce the speed at the tip of the spread of infection and you are well aware of the measures we have. Hmm and the advice we give, but the most important thing is to be recommendations for the elderly. Hmm. We have now also today received a mission for expanded diagnostics of this infection and capacity. Hmm to sample will be expanded. It has been gradually expanded and now it will come together to make it even more. The most important thing continues to be so clear that the patients and hospital inmates who need to be tested for this must be able to be tested and in the second hand must of course those who care for patients in hospitals and elderly care and the like, hmm? Be able to keep people in work in a good way, but hmm, we will know more about tomorrow. Hmm. We have a consultation meeting with external actors and regions to see how this is going to be possible, hmm. That's what I'd seen. Thanks. Hmm, please. Hmm. National Board of Health and Welfare report, will it be about? Hmm? Juste equipment, hmm. Above all hmm, and which we had initially as well. Jenny rehnman with dinner that I have at the National Board of Health and Welfare has a small focus on the municipality's activities. Fall protection equipment, you know as time that we have secured a partial deliveries. Hmm, it's still the case that we, hmm at the national level don't have hmm, any any team is there going in going out pretty direct. Hmm. Regions do a fantastic job of securing materials. Urgent needs, above all, for the regions, because there is a developed process there. Hmm but the work is continuing. Joint procurement is continuing. This continues through our intensive work with the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration and the Armed Forces and regions and municipalities. Hmm? That we do not have any emergency stocks for this type of material in Sweden, but also on the high global demand. Hmm, what about hmm? The municipalities work in this as hmm, of course, is ongoing and what we have a mission to try to supplement. It's been important for us to be able to. The municipalities in the regional and geographical area as the answer, hmm. It is also decided that

News from The Echo - 12:00 31/03
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The government imposed a restraining order on all of the country's nursing homes at a press conference a short time ago, Deputy Prime Minister Isabella Lövin also said that testing for crown contamination should be expanded. Then. I would also like to say that due to the spread of infection we have seen in Sweden, I can today notified the government. Now take further measures to limit the effects on health and on the Swedish economy. The government has today decided to instruct the Public Health Agency to urgently develop a national strategy to expand testing for. Patients and staff, both among patients and staff. This mission aims to expand testing to 2nd priority groups that are critical to society, as in a 2nd step to other relevant parts of society. "One positive effect of a broader testing is that those who tested negative for k at 19 and otherwise healthy can return to office," said Deputy Prime Minister Isabella Lövin. Just now at a press conference in Skåne, a quick training for nurses in advanced nursing in case of respiratory failure is started. Every week starts a new two weeks. Nurse training at lund university, which is in charge of education in spain, has 849 people died of corona infection in the last 24 hours. This is the highest figure so far in 24 hours. The increase comes a day after a slight drop in the number of deaths. According to the government, over 8100 patients have died so far. There are sharp fluctuations in oil prices after the recent sharp fall in prices that is now sticking the price upward this afternoon cost a barrel of North Sea oil closer to $28. That's about 22 percent higher than the price yesterday, but before the corona crisis the price was over $50. With 11400 fires as a parent more than five and a half million hectares. That's half the lapland. Is this the worst? The worst so far in the state in the whole country is the 12 come 6000000 hectares that have burned.

Press conference with Stefan Löfven and others - 11:29 31/03
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However, she has increased perhaps not quite there. Maybe what a happy to see that title again and we with us who it's just small yachts, hmm, everyone is sad these days and then so really woodsons romeo and juliet history. When you bust seconds left then you what this year's laureate compared to previous alma laureates it. And hmm, good dinner. Here is the echo that since that, in response to an extraordinary press conference where Prime Minister Stefan Löfven is expected to tell us that the Public Health Agency has now been commissioned to increase testing in Sweden. And now it's half past two. Korona tests here in the studio on the beach just sunne also echoed the echo's domestic political commentator Tomas Ramberg and at 2 and a half hours we return repeater the Swedish authorities should hold their daily press conference to inform about the latest on the corona virus. Who has called, we have with us tomas ramberg. Hey, what kind of signals have you gotten so far about what's going on? Yes, it's interesting. We're going to be about something else, too, have understood a test? Hmm, what is interesting in that question is what it really means in practice to the public health agency? Ready to test the staff in the health care and the staff who meet the elderly in home care and elderly care and so and there, it has not come yet so that therefore it is a matter of weeks or maybe longer before you can get to this broader test program that called for. If people had gone when I have pressed for just that and hmm, state epidemiologist anders tegnell at the Public Health Agency has said that must tests. It is not an end in itself to test many interesting to hear. No, and that's it. At the same time, it is of course very important for not least the economic recovery that people at the individual level are informed when it is the case that you can actually just move out in the community again and make goals that things are about traveling, staying in hotels and all about me goes to a restaurant and stuff. At a certain point when coronavirus out starts to go down so it will be a very important knowledge for the economy and and the authorities. Is it the case that a certain percentage now has? And what is the extra press conference in rosenbad as stefan löfven? That the public health agency now gets government assignments to increase testing in Sweden and the resources required for it and the question is what difference will be when one of the major bottlenecks is of course protective equipment. Since the government declared yesterday at 19 so but general dangerous and dangerous disease where the virus strikes hard against Sweden. The situation is still uncertain and the course of events may still change very quickly. In all likelihood, the situation will get worse before it gets better and the next few weeks will be decisive, hmm. Parliament's relevant authorities have made decisions that limit and change the everyday life of all Swedes, public gatherings with more than 50 people are prohibited. The restaurant has switched to only having table service and education from high school onwards is now conducted at a distance. We have taken the necessary measures to curb the spread of infection. South, but those who have the greatest impact on how many people get sick, how the health care system will cope with this situation and ultimately how many people have lost their lives, that is the effort that each of us makes every day. It is our common ability to for a long time now harden out bite out o orkar, do its biting is what is the end of the decision so for every sacrifice that you make it increases the opportunities for society to deal with this situation. So I want to inculcate one more time to every Swede. In order to protect the 2nd for the coming weeks, I will and would like to repeat the following message, cancel the trip over Easter. Smaller resorts around the country. They must have the resources for their people. Symptoms you over 70 years of age or belong to any other risk group ask for help in shopping or need help with 2nd cases? Relieve the burden of care here now at present, so anyone who does not absolutely need to seek care do not seek care and have children. Don't let them knock on your neighbors' door to ask for candy over Easter without. There will be more boys who easter may put the broom in the parking lot, me and Isabella Lövin have been in contact with the other party leaders. And hmm. Safer necessary measures

Prime Minister Stefan Löfven calls a press conference - 11:29 31/03
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Hmm? Come today and here is the echo like the sand on the occasion of an extraordinary press conference where Prime Minister Stefan Löfven is expected to tell us that the Public Health Agency has now been commissioned to increase coronal testing in Sweden. At half past two, the Prime Minister will hold a press conference together with Deputy Prime Minister Isabella Lövin and Social Affairs Minister Lena Hallengren where they are expected to tell us more about these. The studio has beach just toure also echoes the echo's domestic political commentator Tomas Ramberg. About half an hour we back at 2 am had poked when the Swedish authorities hold their daily press conference to inform about the latest on the corona virus. And hmm, good dinner and had the echo that then on the occasion of an extra press conference where Prime Minister Stefan Löfven is expected to tell that the public health agency has now been given the government's mission to increase testing in Sweden. And now it's half past two so the Prime Minister will meet with. Two and a half hours were back. Working the Swedish authorities should hold their daily press conference to inform about the latest on corona virus one. We are waiting for the penalties in rose baths to start to be about them. Hey, what kind of signals have you gotten so far about what's going on? Yes, it's interesting. We're going to be about something else, too, have understood a test? Hmm, what it really means in practice is what it really means because the public health agency has said that it is itself. Ready to test the staff in the health care and the staff who meet the elderly in home care and elderly care and so and there has not come yet so that it is a matter of weeks or maybe longer before you can get to this broader test program that called for among other things by the Moderates and Kristersson. The folk costumes I have pressed for just that and state epidemiologist anders tegnell on people who the authority has said that mass tests, it is not in itself to test many interesting to hear. No, and that's it. At the same time, it is of great importance for not least the economic recovery that people at the individual level are informed when it is the case that you can actually just move out in the community again and do paint things, shop for travel, stay in hotels and everyone they go on restaurant and stuff because before that so will not. No matter how much money you are. UI at a certain stage when the cows virus starts to go down so it will be a very important knowledge for the economy and and the authorities. Is it the case that a certain percentage now has? And what is the extra press conference in rose baths? That the public health agency now gets government assignments to increase testing in Sweden and the resources required for it and the question is what the difference will be when one of the major bottlenecks is protective equipment has been talked about for a long time and it must go hand in hand if you are to cope Since the government declared goes at 19 so but general dangerous and dangerous disease where the virus strikes hard against Sweden. The situation is still uncertain and the course of events may still change very quickly. In all likelihood, the situation will get worse before things get better and the next few weeks will be decisive here. Hmm. Riksdag relevant authorities have made decisions that limit and change the everyday life of all Swedes, public gatherings. But more than 50 people, hmm forbidden restaurant has switched to only having table service and education from high school and above are now conducted at a distance. We have taken the necessary measures to curb the spread of infection, to protect at-risk groups and, not least, to secure resources for health care. And today I'll introduce you further. South, but those who have the greatest impact on how many people get sick, how the health care system will cope with this situation and ultimately how many people have lost their lives, that is the effort that each of us makes every day. It is our common ability to for a long time now harden out bite out o orkar, do its part is what is the end of the decision so for each and sacrifice as you do it increases the opportunities and for society to deal with this situation. So I want to inculcate once more that every Swede has an obligation without a duty to protect himself. In order to protect the 2nd for the coming weeks, I come and want to

News from The Echo - 11:00 31/03
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At this moment, it is announced who receives the literature prize in the memory of Astrid Lindgren and it goes to the stream henna from korea. She has published 13 picture books that are popular throughout Asia and several have been translated. One of her most successful books, Cloud Buns came out in Swedish last fall. The jury describes calculated picture books as visible? Get 5000000: the government estimates that unemployment will rise to a 9 percent this year and that GDP will fall by 4 percent. The Finance Minister presented the government's assessment this morning in the wake of the coronacrisis. The question, then, is how serious this forecast is? Fredrik? All in all, it will be about as low as the financial crisis, 20 hundred, eight twenty-nine. But this spring was even worse than then so the economy is shrinking and it is a deep recession. So even if the spread of infection wears off pretty quickly, he'll come. Where löfven has a press conference at half past two it broadcasts via the app sl play and on the site swedish radio. SED 1st case of corona infection has been confirmed in the correctional facility in the Stockholm region. The Prison Service has recently been given access to rapid tests. Is in the process of testing inmates who have shown symptoms persons in prisons and detention centres confirming the infected.

News from The Echo - 10:00 31/03
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Here's the echo. The government expects a falling economy and increased unemployment. The opposition party is demanding more money for municipalities and regions in the fight against coronavirus one in India fleeing people cities, but in their home villages they are not always welcome. These are the headlines and we start with the Swedish economy. Rising unemployment is falling growth than palpable uncertainty about how protracted the crisis will be. But still a belief in a relatively rapid recovery. That was the message when Finance Minister Magdalena Andersson presented the government's forecast for the economic situation for the upcoming spring budget. Today, therefore, Magdalena Andersson presented the forecast on which it is based. It's a combination of demand and supply shock," he said. Unemployment is expected to rise to 9%. The employment rate is expected to fall sharply, falling by 4%. What 2nd countries do but how safe can the forecast be now? It is worth less than usual because there is greater uncertainty in this forecast. It is, of course, both a question of how we are going to be outbreaks, but also what action two countries are taking at this point. Both the outbreak, the economic impact. Partly with gdp growth coming up on the plus side again and unemployment starting to fall in two years. But it is based on the fact that there is a recovery already in the autumn, she says. Minister magdalena andersson, reporter Katarina Helmerson, several economic analysts believe that the government is too optimistic in its forecast for the coming for economic development. With a leg on the fall of 4 percent, handelsbanken's chief strategist claes måhl n has made that over the next few weeks. But we will see more effects from Europe with effects in Sweden and a better idea of how long. Economies will be partially or completely depressed. Handelsbanken has calculated different possible exits and in its intermediate scenario that sees the bank NBNP growth of minus 7 percent this year Swedish industry's chief economist bettina kashefi, unemployment may be higher than the government is of course an underestimation if we look at the notice. The figures for the last month are of course great risks. Cut off a high degree. You should see that the new percent also the union's economists see a risk that the government is too optimistic. Katarina lundahl is chief economist at the Union. I think you have to put in more de glace support for their to each smaller company, especially in some industries. Otherwise, it's not going to fix it. This is chief economist ola pettersson also wants to see more action now so I have the resources to bring a very aggressive finance and. They have, let's call it bridging policy and if we do, it will be easier to overcome this crisis," says ola Pettersson, chief economist at eloh reporter. Anders helmet ibn. Several opposition parties are now demanding that municipalities and regions quickly receive extra money to fight the krona we rosett the Left Party proposes today a contribution of 25 billion SEK to welfare. For example, all municipalities should set up on-call activities. So that people belonging to risk groups can get help in running errands, says the Left Party's economic policy spokesperson Ulla Andersson. There are many today who live far from their relatives. Have difficulty getting help on the spot therefore and then we think that you should have somewhere to turn and feel safe in it. If you need someone who picks up outside the mind then you should be able to fix even if you do not have home care. Today, many people who are at risk are now and need help. After all, the government and the cooperation parties have presented a series of emergency measures recently. While welfare also needs significant contributions to deal with the coronacrisis. According to representatives of several opposition parties yesterday, the Moderates proposed that health care and care should immediately receive an additional SEK 15 billion. municipalities and regions. Secure staffing in elderly care, says left-wing member Ulla Andersson. We hope the government will listen to this and realize it's serious. Christian Democrats' economic policy spokesman Jakob Forssmed says that even before the corona crisis it was clear that welfare needs

News from The Echo - 09:00 31/03
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This was the grim news from Finance Minister Magdalena Andersson during a press conference earlier this morning in which she presented the government's economic forecast following the corona crisis. A sharp fall in the employment rate also means that more people become unemployed to fall by 4%. After the same fall as during the financial crisis, magdalena andersson said. The slowdown in the economy is stronger than during the financial crisis and, according to the Finance Minister, it is both a demand and a supply shock. At the same time, in addition to slowing down the economy, demand is also affected by supply chain disruptions. Magdalena andersson pointed out. At the same time, the economy is expected to be faster than during the financial crisis, but it will still take time for the economy to recover, so there will be a recovery in the coming years. It'll take years. Finance Minister Magdalena Andersson earlier this morning at a press conference reporter ivab. First, last year there had been 100 11 cases of deadly violence in Sweden, according to the Council on Crime Prevention. That's on par with what it's been like since 8:15 p.m. when there was an increase in about 40 percent of the deadly violence carried out with firearms, which is a a doubling compared to 10 years ago. Casinocosmopol, which is a large part of its workforce when the Swedish gaming group implements measures as a result of the crown crisis. More than 800 out of a total of 900 employees are affected at all four state casinos in Stockholm, Gothenburg, Malmö and Sundsvall, as well as the head office in Stockholm. Casinocosmopol is also preparing negotiations with the unions on short-term work. Now it will be possible for sports clubs to apply for money for children and youth sports from the National Sports Federation. The money is used to allow the operation to continue during the corona crisis. Has been about that it may be about buying equipment for indoor training or conducting sports activities digitally. There are more and more photovoltaic installations in Sweden. Last year there were almost 19,000 more and now there are a total of 44,000 photovoltaic installations, according to the Swedish Energy Agency. Hmm. Those that increase most in solar cells, solar cells on the echo, sorengranath.

News from The Echo - 08:00 31/03
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This morning, the Crime Prevention Council has been presenting statistics for the 22nd 19th. Regarding the deadly violence in Sweden in the studio, the reporter of the echo is simon and rent, who had time to take note of this report. What do the numbers say? I have seen a trend that we have seen since 20 hundred and 15 years continue to continue, and there are about a hundred and 10 cases of deadly violence per year and there are now 111 cases of deadly violence in the last year. They have been there since 20 hundred and 15, and that is an increase when you compare it to, for example, 20 hundred and 12. There are 68 cases or 20 hundred 14/87 cases. This level about two cases of deadly violence a week have now been going on for about five years. So it seems to be a trend that persists if you look a little short only so you can see also that the increase then of deadly violence where it was used firearms has increased by two cases if you compare with 20 hundred 18 and it is a little further back has doubled if you compare with 20 hundred 11. If you look at the difference between men and women, what can you say that you can say that compared to 20 hundred and 18, it was so that 20 hundred and 19, it was 25 women's movement that died and deadly violence. And it is slightly fewer than the year before and there are slightly more men and if you look at this 25 women so 16 of them then in couple relationships when a person in that relationship caused the deadly violence and a positive development. That's compared to 718. Okay, thank you, I'll tell simon and irene echo's reporter. The Corona virus does not affect the u.S. hard line against Iran. The United States is now extending sanctions by two months because of its nuclear program. According to the U.S., the sanctions should prevent research leading to Iran getting nuclear technology. U.S. could ease sanctions As China's manufacturing industry grows again anyway if it is believed the Chinese purchasing managers of China's purchasing managers' index have gone up sharply from 35 come seven in February to 52 in March, according to the national statistics agency. An index above 50 is considered to indicate growth. The figure was significantly higher than the economists' average forecast. Getting the trajectory back on, analysts warn that it's too early to blow the danger over. It's up on the stock exchanges this morning. Stockholm Stock Exchange up two come 9 percent. The leading European stock exchanges are also rising. In London it is up two come 1 per cent and the Frankfurt Stock Exchange's rises by two come 7 per cent. Right now news at 10 am in the studio so it granath.

Government: Unemployment at nine per cent in 2020 - 07:58 31/03
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AIUR morning had the echo that sent on the occasion that Finance Minister Magdalena Andersson will shortly hold a press conference at 10 now on the economic situation i called. It was somewhere with the studio there is kristian åström who is the echo's economy commentator, christian forecast if the economic situation is difficult in these times. Quickly presented here and we see the previous forecasts you have come from the government had a few months ago and it was basically flooded with ocd, s report that or on something that had come a few weeks earlier and then we can say that the forecast it was overplayed only after a few days and. It is a great growth spigot by the municipality or is in a recession, that is, the economy shrinks where no growth and the question is how big this downturn will be and it is absolutely crucial then how long the spread of infection is going on and then the measures taken to stop it and then cock economic consequences. The last few days have been in government for the last two weeks. These are different support packages. Trade cards in the plantings it was quiet on mortgagepayments. It has spring loans. You've been yesterday of improved cash. It was just raised ceilings, you could say that the government has entered area by area and tried to support any company anyway has been and then of course I have the authorities also when the Financial Supervisory Authority has detached the resources banks so they can expand their lending. If the Riksbank fails, the Riksbank has increased. Made a loan facilities to the banks have a forecast then that may be overplayed only in a day or two. What's it got for? There's something under a railing to hold on to something to start from. You have to have plans, you have to somehow have a direction and I think we know more now about the future, about what we knew three weeks ago. We at Magdalena Andersson, Finance Minister. They will form the basis for the spring bill that will be presented in a few weeks and normally we will present it on budget day. But since the events are so very fast at the moment, I thought it would be better to present this assessment as soon as it is finished. And that is because the development is simply unusually uncertain. But the forecast that I'm showing now, that's the best assessment we can make. I will summarize so I can say that we have a very serious economic situation both globally, but so also in Sweden. What we see all over the world, in both demand and a supply shock that occurs at the same time. Demand and there in measures such as quarantine and closed borders reduces travel. It is also the case that people change their behavior because of the uncertainty that. Hmm, on how to act the generally high uncertainty also affects of course the willingness of households and also companies to spend and invest. It is easy to take care of a little larger purchases or that companies wait with a larger investment and overall so affect. It is of course the economy in terms of demand and looking at supply so we both see to reduce work supply in the form of sick leave, vab. However, the supply, as well as various disruptions in the global supply chain that affect companies' ability to produce, and these negative shocks have, however, spread both on the supply and demand side through the world through the value chains where we trade a lot with each other, not only in the final product but also through the financial markets and commodity prices. If we look for Sweden this year, we are expected to have a falling growth this year for 20/20 and the case that is about the same as during the financial crisis. Deeper this quarter with the assessment here is on a faster recovery even donated for the economy to recover so there will be a recovery in the coming years. It'll take years. I'll start something to say about uncertainty in the forecast. It's always hard to make predictions. There is always uncertainty in the forecast. It is clear that at this point, the uncertainty is particularly great. This applies, of course, to the virus itself and it will pass, but then also uncertainty about what measures different countries take to limit the spread of infection, but also then what measures different countries. Then there is also, as always, a risk that this crisis could give rise to further shocks that are difficult to predict now, as we saw, for example, in the financial crisis when it was followed by a euro crisis a few years later. So the forecasts are uncertain and hu

News from The Echo - 07:25 31/03
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Anders tegnell at the Swedish Public Health Agency wants many more people in Sweden to be tested. In addition to those who today come to the health care system with symptoms, it is mainly health professionals and people who work with the elderly who should be tested. According to tegnell. Last week, 10,000 people were tested in Sweden and that figure should preferably triple," says Anders Tegnell. They've opened up a while ago, the index stood at plus just over two to 8 percent. Today it was announced who will receive this year's alma prize. The astrid lindgren's memory award of 5000000: - in the world's largest prize for children and youth literature as a result of the corona pandemic, the laureates will be announced from astrid lindgren's old apartment in Stockholm during a live broadcast starting 12:50 p.m. today.

News from The Echo - 07:00 31/03
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Anders tegnell at the Swedish Public Health Agency wants many more people in Sweden to be tested. This applies in particular to health professionals and people working with the elderly, according to Anders Tegnell. Yes, we have done before will point out that it is healthy and test a lot. At least two lines and it is above all those who come into health care and they operate. Today works. Then we have also pointed out how important it is tested with health care professionals and perhaps especially health professionals who work with the elderly and there. Does it look like you don't really have the capacity to do it as much as you should do that. In the first hand, we are seeing that one would need more capacity. Last week, 10,000 people were tested in Sweden. The Conservatives demanded the other day that testing be scaled up both for health professionals but also for the general public. And Social Affairs Minister Lena Hallengren has announced that the government will work for more people to be tested. But the question is how to carry out more extensive testing. Hans, both staff and materials for testing. There is only a small link in the chain and during the week we will and arranged meetings for them and the regions that have to hold the training and see what solutions you can find. Anders tegnell, reporter was karin round flower. Swedish researchers will shortly begin trials of giving blood plasma or antibodies from previously corona sufferers to patients who are seriously ill today. Research from china shows that the antibodies in the plasma can contribute to the recovery of sick patients. Lennart hammarström in senior professor at karolinska institutet is quite a small study. There are no controls, but it indicates that there is a possibility that pats from individuals who have undergone the infection could actually improve the condition of these patients, all of them have been critically ill in the study published in the Us the journal jama, results from five patients are reported in china. Missing. Trials are now underway with the blood plasma against the corona virus in the United States, among others. One of the Swedish research groups is collaborating with Italian researchers who have already started giving blood plasma to the seriously ill in Italy. In Sweden, such tests are planned at karolinska, but also to purify only the antibodies that the plasma contains. They can be given to coal patients but also preventiveto healthy people. Anna larsson reporter a question that has been raised with the impact of the coronacrisis on the airline industry is whether the Swedish state should continue to be a partner in cas early. Granqvist reports the coronavirus outbreak has sent shockwaves across the airline industry, not least at the cas share backed by over 40 percent since the turn of the year after it cancelled flights and layoff staff. At the end of June 20 18 after the Norwegian state sold all its shares in saltx, then Minister of Economic Affairs Mikael Damberg that Sweden could do the same. The state owns about 57000000 shares, 14 come 8 percent of the company's mandate to sell, the government had already received from the Riksdag 29. In retrospect, perhaps it was if you still intend to get rid of the company soon? At that time, the share was worth 17:- and with recent developments, this means that a sale today would get about half a billion less. But how far away a sale of the holding in satc today is unclear. Minister for Economic Affairs Ibrahim Baylan describes it as pausing the discussion. Filip ramqvist, reporter. So far this year, 800 people have applied for infectious disease support with the Social Insurance Agency. You can get that if you are prevented from looking for work because you are infected. This is almost four times more than in the whole of last year, according to the idea. And now, strict coronal restrictions are also being imposed in washington in the united states. The city's approximately 700,000 inhabitants. Are you only allowed to go out to do the necessary errands? Vaccine?

News from The Echo - 07:00 31/03
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Here is the echo of the state epidemiologist Anders Tegnell at the Swedish Public Health Agency wants many more in Sweden crown tested. In addition to those who today come to the health care system with symptoms, it is mainly health professionals and people working with the elderly who should be tested, according to tegnell. Swedish researchers will try within the next few months to give patients who are seriously ill IK at 19 blood plasma or antibodies from people recovering from the disease. New research from china shows that the methods can be effective in the treatment of coal at 19 among people with temporary residence permits and now increases the concern about losing the possibility of permanent residence or family reunification in corona the wake of the crisis. Which may be crucial in the Migration Board's assessment may be mohammed from Syria. They run a hair salon and have a temporary residence permanently and have also seen to have my family here in Sweden by supporting them. Migration Board. I have come new figures this morning about the number of intensive care patients in Sweden in total, there are 341 coronal infected people who receive or have received intensive care, but the reporting to the Swedish intensive care register takes place with some delay. Therefore, the exact figure is uncertain may the southern part of the country. The mountains snow villages and windy with very strong wind from the west temperature in the south, 3-8 plus degrees in the north zero to five plus degrees and in the northern mountains. Some minus degree echo news with hmm.

News from The Echo - 06:30 31/03
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In the state epidemiologist Anders Tegnell at the Swedish Public Health Agency wants more people in Sweden to be tested. In addition to those who today come to health care with symptoms, especially health professionals and people working with the elderly who should be tested to a greater extent. According to tegnell. Swedish researchers will try to give patients who are seriously ill at 19 within the next few months. Blood plasma or antibodies from people who have recovered new research from china show that these methods can be effective in the treatment of good 19. New figures have been released this morning on the number of intensive care patients in Sweden. In total, the u 341 corona sinfected who may or have received intensive care, but the reporting of these cases is done with some delay so the figures are not entirely safe among people with temporary residence permits now increasing the concern about losing the possibility permanent residence permit or family. The correlation of the corona crisis is likely to lose their jobs and this can be crucial in the Migration Board's assessment. The Authority will now review the implications for this group. The korona virus continues to hit the countries of southern Europe hard. More than 22000 people have now died in Italy, Spain and France. These countries have a total of 235,000 confirmed coronary cases and from the country it is reported that the island is being hit hard economically by the coronal pandemic. Reports our Baltic Sea correspondent.

News from The Echo - 06:25 31/03
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But otherwise I think of the Public Health Agency wants many more in Sweden to corona be tested. Above all, it applies to people in two areas, according to angel health professionals may be able to get together staff who work with them or it is the first deal we see that one would need an increased capacity. New figures have come this morning on the number of intensive care patients in Sweden in total, there are 349 coronal infected people who receive or have received intensive care. However, reporting to the Swedish Intensive Care Register takes place with some delay. Therefore, the exact figure today is uncertain. The corona crisis has meant that the Swedish Transport Administration is now closing all new bookings for theory tests for car, motorcycle and moped until 4 May. compared to two months in normal.

News from The Echo - 05:30 31/03
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- Two Swedish researchers will have tried within the next few months to give patients who are seriously ill IK at 19 blood plasma or antibodies from people recovering from the disease. New research from china shows that the method can be effective. Lennart hammarström is a senior professor at karolinska institutet. Actually, could improve the condition of these patients have all been critically ill. State epidemiologist Anders Regnell at the Swedish Public Health Agency wants many more people in Sweden to be tested. Last week, 10,000 people were tested past the bow. That figure should preferably triple," Signell told SVT. Coronavirus one continues to hit the countries of southern Europe hard. Over 22000 people have died in Italy, Spain and France and the countries of a total of 235000 confirmed cases imposed are severely affected financially by corona. The pandemic closed finland's borders and ban on eating in restaurants depending on Åland's economy. Among people with temporary residence permits, concerns about the loss of permanent residence or family reunification are growing in the wake of the corona crisis. Many foreign-born people are at risk of losing their jobs, which can be crucial in the Migration Board's assessment. The Authority will now review the impact on the group. Calls to the national quit smoking line have increased by 25 percent in the past week. More and more people who smoke want help to get a quick phone caller are worried about smoking. It's going to be hit harder by coronavirus, an echo of sara.

News from The Echo - 05:30 31/03
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State epidemiologist Anders Tegnell at the Swedish Public Health Agency wants many more people in Sweden to be tested. In addition to those who today come to health care with symptoms, it is mainly health professionals and people working with the elderly who should be tested, according to tegnell. Swedish researchers will try within the next few months to give patients who are seriously ill IK at 19 blood plasma or antibodies from people who have recovered new research findings. From china shows that these methods can be effective in the treatment of coronal infections among people with temporary residence permits. In Sweden, there is now growing concern about losing the possibility of permanent residence or family reunification in the wake of the corona crisis. Many foreign-born people are at risk of losing their jobs and this can be crucial in the Migration Board's assessment. The Authority will now review the implications for this group. The korona virus continues to hit the countries of southern Europe hard. Over 22,000 people have now died in Italy, Spain and France and the countries have a total of 235,000 confirmed corona cases. In the United States, the mayor of worthington dizzee has issued a curfew for the city's approximately seven hundred thousand inhabitants. Residents are allowed to go out only to carry out what are called necessary cases, as, for example, shopping for food violations of the curfew can lead to a fine of the equivalent of just over 50000 SEK. Åland is hit hard economically by the coronal pandemic. The closure of Finland's borders and a ban on eating in restaurants are hitting the tourism and cruise sdepending åland economy. This is reported by the Echo's Baltic Correspondent. And we started.

News from The Echo - 05:25 31/03
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Swedish researchers will shortly begin trials of giving blood plasma or antibodies from previously coronary sick people to patients who are seriously ill today. Research from china shows that the antibodies can contribute to the recovery of sick patients. The study from China comment like this by Lennart Hammarström, senior professor at karolinska institutet, there is a possibility of plastic from individuals. Undergone the instruction could actually improve the condition of these patients. Anders tegnell at the Swedish Public Health Agency wants many more people in Sweden to be tested, especially health professionals and people working with the elderly. The corona crisis has meant that the Swedish Transport Administration is now closing all new bookings for theory tests for car, motorcycle and moped until 4 May, which may be a line in the bill for those who expected to take a driving license for the summer.

News from The Echo - 05:00 31/03
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Swedish researchers will shortly begin trials of giving blood plasma or antibodies from previously corona sufferers to patients who are seriously ill today. Research from china shows that the antibodies in the plasma can contribute to the recovery of sick patients. Lennart hammarström is a senior professor at karolinska institutet. The possibility of plasticfrom individuals who have undergone the infection could actually improve the condition of these patients has all the critically ill in the study published in the American journal jama, reported results from five patients in china blood plasma and the method of providing plasma from people. Significant when vaccines and medicines are missing. Trials are now underway with the blood plasma against the corona virus in the United States, among others. One of the Swedish research groups is collaborating with Italian researchers who have already started giving blood plasma to the seriously ill in Italy. In Sweden, such tests are planned at karolinska, but also to purify only the antibodies that the plasma contains. They can be given to patients, but also preventive to healthy people. They reported the echo's medical reporter Anna Larsson. There is growing concern that the coronacrisis will impair the possibility for those seeking permanent residence in Sweden or applying for family reunification. The coronary outbreak has left many at risk of losing their jobs. Study hours and income, things that can be crucial in the Migration Board's assessment can be mohammed from Syria runs a hair salon and works part-time as a home language. True leader. He has a temporary residence permit in Sweden and yet. Worried about the future you have said to get permanent and have even said to have my family here in Sweden by supporting them, I actually have a little worried about this one, as well as coronavirus might lead to you might lose my job. Then it can affect my situation with the Migration Board for someone who has a temporary residence permit, self-sufficiency is required in order to be granted permanent residence permit or family reunification. Yesterday, the Employment Service presented. Record notice, speech and the authority's assessment is that it will hit those who are new to the labour market, including foreign born per oak is press officer at the Migration Board. He says that the rules have not changed, but that it is now reviewing the consequences of the coronary outbreak for this group must look at on an ongoing basis in all the consequences it can have for everyone. And what is reasonable or not? Examination of the applications available. Migration Minister Morgan Johansson declined to interview but announced that it does not plan to review the regulations. Reporter here abdelaziz malom and staffan axelsson. The korona crisis has had major consequences on åland, whose economy is largely dependent on tourism. This is what Lotta Berner says sjölund at the tourist office visit åland, I was a disaster bookings. There are no bookings traveling, here we sit in an extremely difficult location. That it won't be much. Season here, says lotta berner sjölund at the official tourist office visit åland every 5 eel änning who works in the private sector, gets their main income through the tourism industry. But yesterday the restaurant was closed table service. Like the external borders, the restrictions are an economic challenge for both individuals and businesses, says jonas bladh, journalist at ålandstidningen. Approximately 20% in shipping and shipping. And they've already taken a big one. Echo IP four with people is vaccine.

News from The Echo - 04:30 31/03
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By his grandfather now period mountains? Swedish researchers will try within the next few months to give patients who are seriously ill NS at 19 blood plasma or antibodies from people who have recovered new research findings, seeds from china show that the methods can be effective in the treatment of carbon at 19. 10,000 people for the virus. That figure should preferably triple," Tegnell told SVT. Coronavirus one continues to hit the countries of southern Europe particularly hard. More than 22000 people have now died in Italy, Spain and France. The countries have a total of 235000 confirmed coronal cases. Åland is also hit hard economically by the corona pandemic. Bans on eating in restaurants are hitting extra hard against the turismo cruise's dependent Åland economy, reports our Baltic Sea correspondent. Among people with temporary residence permits in Sweden, there is now growing concern about losing the possibility of permanent residence or family reunification. Many foreign-born people are at risk of losing their jobs right now and this can be crucial in the Migration Board's assessment. Calls to the national quit smoking line have increased as more and more smokers want help with quitting quickly and many callers are worried that smokers are being hit harder by the corona virus than 2nd. line, economy echo and.