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2020-02-01

About the corona virus

There has been one confirmed case of the corona virus in Jönköping.

The Infection department at the county hospital Ryhov in Jönköping and the Publich health agency's assessment is that this an isolated occurence and that there is no increased risk that the general public in Jönköping will be infected.

The Student health center has activated their crisis telephone during the weekend: telephone number +46 70 944 71 95

Medical queries should be directed to 1177 (+46 771 11 77 00) for guidelines on how to proceed.

The Public health agency (Folkhälsomyndigheten) of Sweden consider the risk of infections in Sweden as very low and has set an FAQ with more information:

https://www.folkhalsomyndigheten.se/the-public-health-agency-of-sweden/communicable-disease-control/novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov/

The Public Health agency cooperates with the The World Health Organization and helps out with informing and updating Swedish Hospitals and Health Care Centers on the situation.

You can find more information on The World Health Organization's website

You can also read more at the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control website