Symptoms of COVID-19

Reported cases of COVID-19 show that symptoms may range from little-to-no symptoms to severe illness and death. Most symptoms are usually mild and begin gradually 2 to 14 days after exposure.

The most common symptoms include:

  • Dry cough
  • Fever
  • Tiredness

Other symptoms include:

  • Aches and pains
  • Diarrhea
  • Headache
  • Nasal congestion
  • Runny nose
  • Sore throat

Urgent symptoms requiring immediate medical attention include:

  • Blue-tinted lips or face
  • Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath
  • New confusion or inability to arouse
  • Persistent pain or pressure in the chest

This list is not all inclusive. Please consult with your health care provider for any other symptoms that are severe or concerning.

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