Greta Thunberg self-isolates, says it’s ‘extremely likely’ she has COVID-19

With the rising number of COVID-19 cases around the world, many are self-isolating as to not risk spreading the virus. Known personalities are also encouraging their followers to do the same, and stay at home as much as possible.

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As such, climate activist Greta Thunberg also shares on her Instagram that she has been self-isolating for the past two weeks. In her post, she says that it is “extremely likely” that she has the COVID-19 virus.



After traveling through Central Europe, the activist said that she started feeling COVID-19 symptoms. She says, “I was feeling tired, had shivers, a sore throat and coughed. My dad experienced the same symptoms, but much more intense and with a fever.”

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However, Greta said that she hasn’t been tested for the virus since you cannot test yourself for COVID-19 in Sweden unless one is in need of emergent medical treatment. With this, she urges her followers to follow advice from experts and to continue staying at home to slow the spread of the virus.

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