The deceased person was previously cared for in the intensive care unit at Visby laser.

"Of course our thoughts go to the relatives," says infection control physician Maria Amér in a statement.

Maria Amér, infectious surgeon Visby laser. Photo: SVT

Gotland has not had any new cases of covid-19 since April 6. At present, no one is cared for in hospitals.

So far, 15 cases of covid-19 have been found on the island since March 2020.