96 new deaths in Sweden - a total of 687 dead
Another 96 people have died from COVID-19 in Sweden the last 24 hours. The total death toll in the country is now 687. This was announced by the Public Health Agency's state epidemiologist Anders Tegnell at the daily press conference. He also sees a clear leveling in the Stockholm area, but at the same time a slight increase in the rest of the country. About 470 people in Sweden are in intensive care after being diagnosed with COVID-19.

Asymptomatic were corona-infected
Half the employees in a surgical department at Linköping University Hospital were infected by the coronavirus. The discovery was made when all 50 employees were tested. Several of the infected had no or very mild symptoms when the test was done. Everyone infected had to leave work.

Mobile data will be tracked
Folkhälsomyndigheten, the Swedish Public Health Authority, will start using mobile data to track how people are moving in society. Above all, mobile data will be used to check whether the no-travel advice is being observed.

Stockholm: 159 dead in elderly housing
159 people in elderly homes in Stockholm have died after being infected by coronavirus. There are 121 homes and 632 people have been found infected, according to figures from the region.

Several cases at elderly homes in Skåne
Several cases of coronavirus have been found in elderly homes in Skåne in Sweden's south. There are eleven cases in four homes. Region Skåne has 378 corona cases, which is a low number compared to other regions.

Increased pressure on women's and children's helplines
Swedish women's hospitals and aid organizations are experiencing an increased need for support as more people are at home due to the corona pandemic. "In recent weeks, we have seen an increase in calls to girls and youth helplines of between 20 and 40 percent," says Olga Persson, secretary general of the umbrella organization Unizon. At Rädda Barnen (Save the Children) Support Chat, the number of chat occasions has nearly tripled in a week. In the Bergslagen and Greater Gothenburg police regions, there has been a sharp increase in domestic violence in March.