TecnoCampus has created this page to report on effects of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus on the activity of the institution, as well as to disseminate the prevention advice of health authorities.

The institution has also created a monitoring committee which is in constant contact with CatSalut, continuously monitoring any incidents that may affect the park's workers and students, which will make decisions in accordance with these recommendations.

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To resolve any questions about this episode, in what has to do with the TecnoCampus, email has been enabled info-coronavirus@tecnocampus.cat.

 Information about SARS-CoV-2:

  • Coronavirus is a type of virus that circulates among animals, but some of them can also affect humans and can cause respiratory problems that mostly produce mild symptoms. 
     
  • SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus is a new type of coronavirus that can affect people and was first detected in December 2019 in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China. Mostly, in 80% of cases it produces only mild respiratory symptoms.
     
  • Many healthcare professionals are working to better understand the virus and reduce its risks. 

  • The most common symptoms are mild, they may look like those of a flu; they include cough, sore throat, fever, and shortness of breath. 
  • In more severe cases it can cause pneumonia, significant difficulty breathing, kidney failure ...
  • The most severe cases usually occur in the elderly or who suffer from some comorbidity such as heart disease, lung disease or immune problems.
  • By analogy with other infections caused by similar viruses, it appears to be transmitted by direct contact with respiratory secretions generated by a sick person's cough or sneeze.
  • The risk of infection is low, lower than the risk of catching the common flu.
  • In case of infection, the disease will most likely be mild (general malaise, fever, cough) as with the flu.
  • When you cough or sneeze, cover your mouth and nose with a disposable tissue. You should not cough or sneeze by covering your mouth with your hand, as the viruses stay in your hand and if you touch the surface of a table, railing, etc. they can remain active for a while.
  • Keep your hands clean, wash them with soap and water for about 20 seconds, and wash them systematically after coughing or sneezing.
  • Dry your hands.
  • Do not bring your hands close to the mucous membranes of your eyes, nose, and mouth if they have been exposed to contaminated surfaces.
  • Ventilate enclosed spaces for at least 15 minutes a day.
  • Collaborate with regular cleaning and disinfection with regular hard surfaces.
  • Clean tables, chairs, and, in general, all common areas frequently.
  • Avoid sharing glasses, cutlery, toothbrushes, and other objects that may have been in contact with saliva or secretions.
  • Like all infections, it is important wash your hands thoroughly and frequently with soap and water.
  • Cover your mouth and nose with disposable handkerchiefs or the inside of your elbow when you cough or sneeze and wash your hands immediately.
  • Avoid close contact (more than 15 minutes at a distance of less than two meters) with people who suffer from acute respiratory infections and have coughs, sneezes or sputum, and do not share personal belongings.
  • Avoid sharing food, utensils (cutlery, glasses, napkins, handkerchiefs, etc.) and other objects without cleaning them properly.

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