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SYMPTOMS OF CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)
Anyone can have mild to severe symptoms. People with these symptoms may have COVID-19:
- Fever or chills
- Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
- Muscle or body aches
- New loss of taste or smell
- Sore throat
- Congestion or runny nose
- Nausea or vomiting
This list is not all inclusive. People with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. Older adults and people who have severe underlying medical conditions like heart or lung disease or diabetes seem to be at higher risk for developing more serious complications from COVID-19 illness. Please consult your medical provider for any other symptoms that are severe or concerning to you.
Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus.
While most people fully recover from the virus, others experience long-term medical problems. Read more about this on the blog: COVID-19 Symptoms Can Last for Months for “Long Haulers”.