If you have a trip planned to Sweden in the close future, do not come! While the country isn't completely shut down, it's pretty close to. All public events with more than 500 participants have been banned. The Foreign office now advises against all unnecessary travel to other countries. A lot of large companies are encouraging everyone that can do it to work from home.
The ban on large events have caused many concerts, fairs and conferences to be cancelled. And has caused dilemmas many sports, as we are in the end of the winter season. The future of the playoffs in the national ice hockey league is uncertain. As well as if the football league will start as planned. The bandy finals will be played as planned, but without spectators. A couple of teams have been selling "couch tickets" to their matches, for those who have to watch the games on TV but still want to support the teams.
On an international level, the National Ski Team decided to travel to Canada for the World Cup-finals but changed their minds after a few days and went home. The North American races was later cancelled and World Cup season ended. In a phone interview Linn Svahn, who had won the sprint cup, said that she wasn't sure she had won in a worthy way.