Why do COVID-19 deaths in Sweden always appear to decrease in the last 10 days?


There are two ways that COVID-19 deaths can be presented over time: by the date of death, or the date on which the death is reported. The data for Sweden is shown by date of death – this means the most recent points should be treated as incomplete.<br><br><a href="https://ourworldindata.org/covid-sweden-death-reporting" target="_blank"><img src="https://ourworldindata.org/app/uploads/2020/11/daily-new-confirmed-covid-19-deaths-in-sweden-oct-2020-1-768×542.png"/></a>