If you feel sick
If you start to have symptoms indicating a possible COVID-19 infection it is important that you immediately go home, avoiding contact with other people.
How to get a test for COVID-19 without a Swedish social security number
If you have symptoms of COVID-19, you can make an appointment for testing (PCR test), which is free of charge, including those without a Swedish social security number. Individuals within Region Stockholm can also make an appointment for an antibody test via 1177.se . In order to do so, you must have been asymptomatic for more than 14 days.
It is important for everyone with symptoms to be tested to verify if there is an ongoing infection or not. This is not only for your own sake, but it gives the people you might have infected a possibility to also be tested. This way you contribute to lowering the infection rate. You are not obliged to have a test, but you need to be careful not to infect others, and therefore it is important to know if you are infected or not.
What to do if you have tested postive for COVID-19
KTH has, in consultation with Smittskydd Stockholm, developed recommendations regarding how to adapt in the event of infection.
If a student who has participated in campus-based teaching has tested COVID-19 positive, then all courses instance that the student is registered for will revert to 100 % distance-based teaching for a period of two weeks. If there are laboratory exercises or similar planned within such a course instance during this period, they will resume after these two weeks.
If you have tested positive for COVID-19 you should contact the corresponding study counsellor (who is bound by professional secrecy) or course leader/examiner, who in turn will report to the school’s educational administration manager. Note that KTH faculty and staff shall treat such cases as confidential.
If you test positive for COVID-19 you need to participate in contact tracing. You will get the necessary instructions in the event of a positive test result.
What to do if you Iive with someone that has tested positive for COVID-19
If you live in the same household as someone who has tested positive for COVID-19, you should avoid contact with other people and study at home.