In conclusion, closure or not of schools has had little if any impact on the number of laboratory confirmed cases in school aged children in Finland and Sweden. The negative effects of closing schools must be weighed against the positive effects, if any, it might have on the mitigation of the covid-19 pandemic.

Swedish version: Covid-19 hos förskole- och skolbarn – En jämförelse mellan Finland och Sverige

  • Author: Folkhälsomyndigheten
  • Release date: 2020-07-07
  • Number of pages: 15
  • Article: 20108-1