People with COVID-19 have reported a range of symptoms from mild to severe illness. COVID-19 symptoms may be present between two and 14 days after exposure to the virus. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) lists coronavirus symptoms as:
Most people with mild symptoms are able to recover at home. However, the CDC says individuals experiencing emergency warning signs such as trouble breathing, persistent pain or pressure in the chest, inability to wake or stay awake and/or bluish lips or face should seek immediate medical attention.
The CDC’s COVID-19 website provides a self-checker as a guide for individuals to make decisions on when to seek medical care.
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