Hope from some more lenient guidelines for people over 70 years of age were dashed this week as the pandemic continues to hit Sweden's senior citizens hard.
And 100,000 per week? More like less than 30,000. Testing for the coronavirus is still coming up well below the government's set target. Listen in to hear those in charge explain why. Also, the summer camping season is just around the corner but campsite owners say they are having a hard time preparing for their guests as they wait on...
We speak to one of the leading experts at Norway's Public Health Institute as Sweden's neighbour emerges from lockdown. Also, 'He was a very loving man' - Mirrey mourns her father who died from Covid-19 and asks why stricter limits on public gatherings weren't introduced sooner.
Presenter: Dave Russell Producer: Kris Boswell
We hear from some listeners who feel out of place in Sweden due to the debate over corona measures. And about plans to end the crisis with a green plan; and how student floats are banned this year.
Presenter: Loukas Christodoulou Producer: Kris Boswell
Drive-through test centres have been set up as part of the government's plans to scale up testing for Covid-19. The problem is, hardly anyone is showing up.
So far, Sweden has carried out roughly 120,000 tests for the coronavirus, but the government has vowed to scale up testing to 100,000 per week, primarily for frontline and critical workers. They need a referral from a doctor or nurse to get swabbed at a drive-through test centre, but Radio Sweden visited a facility where the staff have...