COVID-19 can still be a serious illness – pay attention to COVID-19 symptoms

COVID-19 symptoms include fever, a continuous cough and breathing difficulties.

The following groups have an increased risk of becoming seriously ill from COVID-19:

  • Persons who are 80 years old or older and who were vaccinated over 6 months ago.
  • Persons who are 80 years old or older, who have a chronic disease or condition, regardless of their vaccination status.
  • Persons who are aged 65–79 years old and are not vaccinated.
  • Persons who are 65–79 years old and have a chronic disease or condition, and who were vaccinated over 6 months ago.
  • Persons who are 50–64 years old, who have a chronic disease or condition and are not vaccinated
  • Pregnant women and persons who are at an increased risk, for example, of chronic disease and are not vaccinated. It is your own doctor who assesses whether or not you are at increased risk.

Contact the health services if you have symptoms of a serious case of COVID-19.

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