COVID-19: Swedes are prone to listen to recommendation but still socialising

Sweden: No one is alone in this crisis. Act like adults—no panic and no rumours

Sweden has so far been just as much affected by COVID-19 as most other countries in Europe, but it has also been an exception from the rule, hesitating to impose a lockdown and paralyse the economy and social life as it has been done elsewhere due to the epidemic. What is different in Sweden now has been different for years: The Swedes trust their government and are “prone to listen to recommendations.”