- We see that now that the spread of infection means that several municipalities are reporting a large shortage of staff, says infection control doctor Helena Ernlund.

The rampant spread of infection has not led to an increase in inpatient covid patients at the county's hospitals, but despite this, the burden on health care, as well as on other socially important activities, is very high.

The shortage of staff is critical now, says assistant infection control doctor Fredrik Rücker.

Updates the quarantine rules

As a result of the Public Health Agency's updated guidelines, the Dalarna Region is now introducing new rules of conduct for asymptomatic household contacts.

- The changes are necessary to avoid staff shortages in socially important activities as much as possible, says Fredrik Rücker, assistant infection control doctor.

In the clip, you hear infection control doctor Helena Ernlund about the new quarantine rules.