However, figures show that with only a population of 10 million there have been 3,831 deaths and rising meaning the country has the highest death rate per capita in Europe.
Britain has the second highest number of coronavirus deaths in Europe per capita over the last seven days after lockdown-free Sweden, data has revealed.
The rustic, which has taken a extra at ease option to lockdown than different Eu worldwide locations, recorded 6.08 day-to-day deaths in step with million population on a rolling seven-day moderate between 13 Might and 20 Might.
People sit in a restaurant in Stockholm on May 8, 2020, during the coronavirus pandemic.
Britain's deaths per capita are closer to Sweden's than they are to numerous former "sick men of Europe" (Spain and Italy) and of the world (the US). In Spain, as of May 14, 5% of people developed coronavirus antibodies, according to preliminary results of an epidemiological study by the government.
Sweden's strategy, mostly based on voluntary measures regarding social distancing and basic hygiene, has been criticised by some as a risky experiment with peoples lives but also been put forward as a future model by the WHO.
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Instead, the country has allowed businesses and its hospital industry to remain largely open, while students still attend school.
Sweden's percentage of people with antibodies is not far off compared to other countries that have implemented lockdowns.
He said that the Swedish model for managing society was built on trust between citizens - who had "a responsibility to do the right thing" - and lawmakers and other authorities. "It is not business as usual".
Sweden, whose population is around twice that of other Nordic countries, has no plans now to ease its coronavirus regime, Lofven said.
"This fight against COVID-19 is a marathon and the measures have therefore been chosen because we strongly believe they are viable for the long haul", he said.
Former state epidemiologist Annika Linde says in hindsight, Sweden probably should have instituted a lockdown after all.
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