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Symptoms of COVID-19

The COVID-19 has many symptoms. Some of the symptoms are common and while others are less common. In fact, many discoveries are still being made regarding how the virus spreads and other possible symptoms. It is important for everyone to know these symptoms so as to act accordingly. After all, knowledge is power!

Most common symptoms
Though the symptoms below are common in people who have reportedly been diagnosed with COVID-19, the underlying factors must be ascertained in order not to spread fear.

  • Fever
  • Tiredness
  • Dry cough

Less common symptoms
These symptoms, though not common as those previously listed, have also been found in people with COVID-19. So, they should be watched out for and carefully monitored.

  • Sore throat
  • Muscle aches and pains
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Diarrhoea
  • Headache
  • A rash on the skin or discolouration of fingers or toes
  • Loss of taste or smell

Severe symptoms
These symptoms are reportedly serious because they signal the critical stage in people with COVID-19.

  • Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath
  • Chest pain or pressure
  • Loss of speech or movement

What to do at each stage
When you experience the symptoms in any stage, you should not panic or spread fear. Entertaining fear or panic may lead to shock. Many people, who panicked when they noticed mild symptoms, eventually discovered that the symptoms were triggered by other ailments. However, you should not wait until the virus gets to the advanced stage before seeking medical attention.

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