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Passenger traffic in Sweden's airports down 98 pc due to coronavirus outbreak - Operator

Just Earth News | @justearthnews | 09 Jun 2020

Passenger traffic in Sweden's airports down 98 pc due to coronavirus outbreak - Operator

Stockholm/Sputnik: Passenger traffic at the ten largest Swedish airports decreased by 98 percent due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), according to statistics released on Tuesday by operator company Swedavia.

"In May, about 80,000 passengers passed through ten airports of Swedavia. This is a 98 percent decrease compared to 3.6 million passengers registered in the same period last year," the company said.

According to Sweden's Public Health Agency, the death toll from COVID-19 in the country reached 4,717 people on Tuesday, with the overall confirmed case tally nearing 46,000.