COVID-19 roundup: Northern Siberia residents flout lockdown; antibody testing in Sweden

A picture taken on November 29, 2018 shows a monument to the Soviet Union founder Vladimir Lenin on the main square of the eastern Siberian city of Yakutsk. (Mladen Antonov/AFP/Getty Images)
“Calculate how many people you’ve had contact with over the past five days. Are you ready to forgive yourself if one of them does not survive a coronavirus infection? Was the reason you left home really worth it?”

With COVID-19 cases rising every day over the last two weeks in this part of northeastern Russia, regional Governor Aisen Nikolaev made a plea to residents on Thursday to stop flouting social and physical distancing directives. 

Sweden is ramping up its COVID-19 diagnostic strategy to include antibody testing… Continue reading this Arctic roundup in our interactive map. (Mobile version available here)

Do you want to report an error or a typo? Click here!

Leave a Reply

Note: By submitting your comments, you acknowledge that Radio Canada International has the right to reproduce, broadcast and publicize those comments or any part thereof in any manner whatsoever. Radio Canada International does not endorse any of the views posted. Your comments will be pre-moderated and published if they meet netiquette guidelines.
Netiquette »

Your email address will not be published.