European recommendation for children in Covid time

  1. Children under 10 years are more difficult to get infection by Covid or give infection to others.
  2. 57% of the children with Covid infection are asymptomatic vs 15% only of adult.
  3. In school mask is mandatory only for kids over 12 years.
  4. Most important symptoms in children with Covid are fever, cough, difficult breathing, and diarrhea.
  5. Any child over 6 years with suspected symptoms should do Covid swap.
  6. Child with suspected Covid symptoms less than 6 years do not need to do Covid swab if there’s no contact with a positive case and no severe symptoms need to be hospitalized, but if symptoms continue more than 3 days Covid swab is a must.
  7. No need to repeat PCR swab test for kids after improvement if quarantine for 14 days has been finished.
  8. If there is a clear reason for fever like urinary tract infection, scarlet fever, or diarrhea by Rota virus no need to do Covid swab.
  9. do not hesitate to call your doctor or visit the ED department. If you feel that your child with fever is not in a good condition.