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Somalis die of coronavirus in Sweden

Stockholm (SD) – More than 30 people most of whom are Somalis have recently died from the Coronavirus in Sweden.

According to local media 6 out of the 30 swedes that died of Covid-19 are said to be Somalis who reside in that country.

The number of coronavirus cases in Sweden has risen to over 2,000, with 33 deaths, among them many are Somalis.

Doctors in Sweden say the number of people living with the virus in the Stockholm suburbs, where lots Somalis live, has risen sharply, due to lack of information.

According to Statistics Sweden, as of 2016, there are a total 63,853 Somalia-born immigrants living in Sweden. Of those, 41,335 are citizens of Somalia (20,554 men, 20,781 women).

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