Coronavirus: High risk of finding more infected - but low risk of infection spreading
In total, four people have tested positive in Västra Götaland. Försäkringskassan has decided on quarantine allowance. That is, if a doctor decides that you are not allowed to work because you are infected - or may be infected - with a disease that is a public health hazard, you are entitled to remuneration. The coronavirus covid-19 is considered a public health hazard.
If you become infected, you will have symptoms of the respiratory tract, fever and cough. Most people will not become seriously ill, but a number of cases of more severe symptoms have been reported, as have deaths. The incubation period for the coronavirus is 2-14 days.
The Expressen has written that scientists in Israel may have a vaccine ready against the coronavirus in a few weeks.
Folkhälsomyndigheten has written on its website:
If you get sick, call 1177 if you have a fever, cough or difficulty breathing and any of the following applies to you:
• You have been in China, Iran, South Korea or Italy in the past 14 days - in the Lombardy, Piedmont, Emilia-Romagna or Veneto regions.
• You have been in contact with someone who has covid-19 in the past 14 days.
If you have general questions about covid 19 - Call 113 13