What signs and symptoms are associated with COVID-19 infection?

People with COVID-19 have reported a wide range of symptoms – from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. COVID-19 Symptoms May Include:

Fever or Chills – body temperature above 99.6 degrees fahrenheit or sensation of chills or shivers

Sore Throat or Cough – scratchy, sore sensation in throat, dry or wet cough

Shortness of Breath – unexpectedly feeling out of breath, or winded, or breathing fast and hard

Fatigue – extreme tiredness or feeling of weakness

Muscle or Body Aches – soreness throughout the body

Headache – continuous pain or throbbing sensation in or around the head

New Loss of Taste or Smell – suddenly unable to taste or smell commonly consumed foods or drinks

Congestion – an excessive accumulation of mucus or fluids in mucous cavities (nose, sinuses, chest, eyes)

Runny Nose – excess drainage, ranging from a clear fluid to thick mucus, from the nose and nasal passages.

Nausea – a feeling of sickness with an inclination to vomit.

Vomiting – forcefully expelling the stomach’s contents out of the mouth.

Diarrhea – loose, watery stools that occur more frequently than usual.