Two patients, who are hospitalized in a hospital in the southern Swedish city of Malmö, to be tested for possible infection with the coronavirus.

This writes the newspaper Sydsvenskan on Sunday evening.

The two patients kept in isolation at Skånes university hospital in Malmö.

– We are very generous to take samples of people who have been and raised in China, and come home with respiratory symptoms. It has been quite generous with, even if they have not been in the focal point, Wuhan, says doctor Eva Gustafsson at the newspaper.

Previously, doctors had suspected coronavirus in Sweden, but so far no samples shown that any patients bar on the infection.

Among the other two patients had previously been tested for the virus in Skåne, but the tests were negative, writes Sydsvenskan.

the Response on the samples taken from the two patients, which now is in the hospital in Malmö, is expected to be ready in the course of Mondays.