Update: full coverage here.
The first person has died in Umeå due to coronavirus, regional officials have said. He or she — gender was not specified — was in his or her 80s and in intensive care, and died today at the university hospital.
The officials announced today that two more patients in Västerbotten have also died. One in his or her 90s died today at home in Vindeln, and the other in his or her 80s died on Tuesday at home in Malå.
All the dead had pre-existing medical conditions, officials said.
Update 6:56 PM: We now have full coverage of this story in this evening’s post.