The entire world is under the new virus and the issue it is creating has become the major headlines as almost everyone is talking about it. The unprecedented speed of its transmission is affected a lot of people and hundreds of people have already died. This has lead to many misinformation and speculations about a lot of things, leaving people highly confused. People are no longer sure how they can get affected. The truth is, you are unlikely to contract COVID-19 unless you’ve been in contact with someone who has a COVID-19 infection. So, the best course of action is to self isolate and avoid coming too close to another person. To help you be clearer on this matter and bust some myths, here is the list of COVID-19 symptoms that you must know.
One of the key symptoms of COVID-19 is fever. A lot of people don’t realize that they have fever until the temperature reaches at least 100 degrees Fahrenheit (37.7 degrees Celsius) for children and adults. So, when you wake up in the morning, don’t rely on a temperature taken at that point of time. To be sure, take it during late afternoon and early evening. Also, when one has the virus, the body temperature usually goes up during this time of the day.
If you are coughing, it can also be a key symptom; however you must notice that your cough should be dry. If there’s just a tickle in your throat or you are clearing your throat, then there is nothing to worry about. Just make sure you’re not coughing anything up.
Another very serious symptom is difficulty in breathing. It can happen without any cough, make your chest tight and it will give you a feeling that you will need to breathe deeply enough to get a good breath. If you are suffering from this symptoms, it s advised to call immediately call your health care provider.
Flu & Cold Symptoms
Apart from the above stated symptoms, if you are experiencing cold and flu like symptoms such as headaches, digestive issues, body aches and fatigue, runny nose, sore throat and sneezing, there are chances that it could be because of COVID-19. So you must take help of a health professional at the earliest.
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