The coronavirus is a more severe flu strain than the seasonal flu which means more people require greater medical care. For most people this flu is survivable but without the extra medical care that someone might normally need they may succumb to it.
According to the Medicare.gov Website, Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance) covers a test to see if you have Coronavirus.
We all need to follow the recommendations of our own doctors and the advice from public health officials about taking commonsense precautions as we go about our daily lives.
If you would like more information other than what you see on TV or in the newspaper you can go to the website of the Center for Disease Control: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/index.html