What are COVID-19 symptoms?
Most people infected with SARS-CoV-2 may develop mild to moderate symptoms. The most common COVID-19 symptoms are fever, dry cough and tiredness. More serious symptoms include difficulty breathing or shortness of breath, chest pain or pressure, and loss of speech or movement. Symptoms vary from person to person depending on age, health, etc. 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. Seek medical attention if you have serious symptoms.
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If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, then it is important to get tested and to self-quarantine. When quarantining, there are some important steps to follow. This includes washing your hands, checking your temperature, staying isolated and many more. The infographic on the right shows 6 important steps to self-quarantine. If you or a loved one have COVID-19 or think you have COVID-19, follow these steps and stop the spread of the virus.