What are the symptoms of covid-19

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By Fayyaz Sidhu

COVID-19 affects different people in different ways. Most infected people will develop mild to moderate illness and recover without hospitalization.

Coronavirus symptoms by WHOCoronavirus takes 14 days to appear its symptoms in our body. Sometimes people suffer from more symptoms after suffering from this pandemic and sometimes they just have a few symptoms after getting infected from Covid-19.

Coronavirus symptoms

World Health Organization has announced three symptoms of coronavirus infected people. These three symptoms are fever, coughing  and shortness of breathing


If you are affected with coronavirus you must suffer from fever within 2 to 10 days.  After suffering from fever you would feel hot to touch on your chest or back which does not mean you have a temperature.


People suffering from covid-19 must suffer from coughing. It can be variant from person to person but after suffering from coronavirus people must do coughing episodes three or more times in total 24 hours. Furthermore, if you are a regular patient of coughing then after suffering from covid-19 your coughing problem can become more worse as it was before.

Shortness of breathing

The third main symptom of covid-19 is shortness of breathing. Around one person out of total of six persons who are suffered from covid-19 have seriously ill and shortness of breathing problem

Less common symptoms:

  • aches and pains
  • sore throat
  • diarrhoea
  • conjunctivitis
  • headache
  • loss of taste or smell
  • a rash on skin, or discolouration of fingers or toes

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