As the number of coronavirus cases continues to rise all around the world, it is good to remind everyone of the early signs and symptoms of coronavirus.
Most common symptoms:
Less common symptoms:
Aches and pains
Loss of taste or smell
Rash on the skin, or discoloration of fingers or toes
Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath
Chest pain or pressure
Loss of speech or movement
Seek immediate medical attention if you have serious symptoms. Always call before visiting your doctor or health facility.
People with mild symptoms who are otherwise healthy should manage their symptoms at home.
On average it takes 5–6 days from when someone is infected with the virus for symptoms to show, however it can take up to 14 days.