Trump Says Sweden is Paying “Heavily” for Not Locking Down Despite Wanting to Reopen American Economy

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President Donald Trump criticized Sweden’s response to the novel coronavirus pandemic, saying the Scandinavian nation is paying “heavily” for allowing many businesses to remain open. Sweden has lost more citizens to the pandemic than its neighbors and the death rate sits at 22 per 100,000 people, a number that is three times higher than Denmark’s and more than four times higher than Norway’s or Finland’s. read more