In recent weeks, the number of reported positive test results has increased steadily.

The latest listing is the highest since mid-March, according to the Public Health Authority's figures.

Few people are tested

Just as before, relatively few people are tested for covid in Sörmland and it is almost exclusively health and care staff and occasional inpatients who have been tested for the disease.

- It still gives a picture of what the spread in society looks like, said Signar Mäkitalo, infectious disease doctor in Region Sörmland to SVT a few days ago.

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Hear the infectious disease doctor Signar Mäkitalo about the upcoming vaccine and why vaccination still continues with the old one.

Photo: Johan Nilsson, TT