COVID-19 Roundup: Sweden discusses virus’ impact on the military; Norway’s COVID reproduction rate falls to 0.61

Sweden’s Defence Minister Peter Hultqvist (on the left) meets his Canadian counterpart Harjiit Sing Sajjan for discussions on the Arctic, UN peacekeeping operations and bilateral cooperation. (Annelie Gregor Sachs/Government of Sweden)
COVID-19 and its effect on the military dominated discussions at the Northern Group meeting of defence ministers this week, said Sweden’s government in a news release.

Norway released its most recent COVID-19 modeling data this week which suggests the reproduction rate of the coronavirus in the country from April 20 to May 15 has fallen to 0.61.

As of Monday, the number of Icelanders allowed to gather in groups will… Continue reading this Arctic roundup in our interactive map. (Mobile version available here)

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