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Posted on: May 1, 2020

CDC Adds New Symptoms to COVID-19 List of Symptoms

COVD19 Symptom List Update Newsflash

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has added several new symptoms to its existing list of symptoms for COVID-19.  The CDC has said that fever, cough, and shortness of breath are indications someone might have the disease caused by the novel coronavirus.  It has now added six more conditions that may come with the disease.  People with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness.

These symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus:

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of Breath or difficulty breathing
  • Chills
  • Repeated shaking with chills
  • Muscle Pain
  • Headache
  • Sore Throat
  • New loss of taste or smell

Visit the CDC website for more information and for information on when to seek medical attention.

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