Leaflet: information on self-isolation and quarantine after exposure to COVID-19
This leaflet provides information on what are the rules of self-isolation or quarantine when presenting mild symptoms of COVID-19 or after exposure to the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
Rapid risk assessment: Novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic: increased transmission in the EU/EEA and the UK – sixth update
Since ECDC’s fifth update on novel coronavirus published on 2 March 2020 and as of 11 March, the number of cases and deaths reported in the EU/EEA and the UK has been rising, mirroring the trends seen in China in January-early February and in northern Italy in late February. If this trend continues, based on the quick pace of growth of the epidemic observed in China and northern Italy, it is likely that in days, or a small number of weeks, similar situations may be seen in other EU/EEA Member States and the UK.
Information leaflet template on COVID-19
This leaflet provides basic information on novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), how it spreads, symptoms, how to avoid catching or spreading the virus, what to do if you fall ill and information for travellers. It also includes phone numbers to national helplines. The leaflet template supports national activities targeting the public and travellers on COVID-19.
Novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) - Discharge criteria for confirmed COVID-19 cases
This document suggests criteria to be considered when deciding whether a confirmed COVID-19 case can be safely (i.e. without being infectious) discharged from hospital or released from home isolation.
Communicable disease threats report, 1-7 March 2020, week 10
This issue of the CDTR (Communicable Disease Threats Report) covers the period from 1-7 March 2020 and includes updates on COVID-19, Ebola virus disease, polio, influenza, MERS-CoV.
Rapid risk assessment: Outbreak of novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): increased transmission globally – fifth update
As of 2 March, 66 countries have reported cases of of novel coronavirus disease 2019. The risk associated with COVID-19 infection for people in the EU/EEA and UK is currently considered to be moderate to high, based on the probability of transmission and the impact of the disease.
Resource estimation for contact tracing, quarantine and monitoring activities for COVID-19 cases in the EU/EEA
This document aims to inform resource planning for contact tracing, quarantine and monitoring activities for COVID-19 cases within European Union/European Economic Area (EU/EEA) Member States.