Out of consideration for the invited guests, the Official Dinner on 4 March will be postponed.
In recent days, a number of cases of infection from the novel coronavirus have been detected in Sweden.
The Public Health Authority considers the risk of detecting cases of covid-19 in Sweden to be high, but the risk of the infection spreading is considered low.
Awaiting further development of events, Their Majesties, as hosts, choose to postpone the Official Dinner that was planned to be held at the Royal Palace on Wednesday, 4 March. This is done out of consideration for the invited guests.