The Swedish Public Health Agency's previous recommendations on a mix of distance, local and distance education for upper secondary schools will not be extended.

This is what Anna Ekström said at a press conference on Thursday:

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After Easter, high school students return to the classrooms.

Photo: Ola Berg-Rusten / Henrik Montgomery / TT

But in Gävle and Sandviken, the abolished councils do not apply: The region has stated that the municipalities will conduct distance or distance education after the Easter break.

The spread of infection is increasing in the county

- There is a large social spread of the British variant, which is spreading faster and faster.

The proportion of mutated cases is increasing every week and now accounts for 88 percent of the positive samples, says Shah Jalal, infection control doctor in the Gävleborg Region, at Thursday's press conference held by the Gävleborg Region.