Sweden tightens measures to limit spread of Covid-19.
From March 1, they must close at 8:30 pm, whether they serve alcohol or not.
Further restrictions on the number of people allowed in shops and other establishments will also be announced.
Region Sörmland also introduced similar measures on Tuesday bringing the total number of regions with tougher mask recommendations up to five.
Stockholm joined four other regions by urging people to wear face masks at all times while riding public transit and while indoors where crowding can occur.
The measure goes beyond the national recommendations that recommend masks only during rush hour on mass transit.
Lower and upper secondary schools were also told to switch to remote learning for a week after their winter break ends.
Stockholm City Hall was the site of a mass vaccination effort against Covid-19, where hundreds of health and care workers were immunized.
Doctor Charlotta Zacharias, who helped oversee the operation, said the building offers plenty of space to keep everyone separated from each other.
As of Friday, more than 585,000 people in Sweden had received at least one dose of their Covid-19 vaccine.
The “sportlov” is a winter sport holiday that dates back to the 1940s.
Many children and teenagers from non-skiing households are struggling to find activities when their usual options are closed.
Daniel Berglind, top researcher of children’s health care at the Karolinska Institute, says that children from lower socio-economic areas are more vulnerable and hit extra hard by the pandemic