New Symptoms of Coronavirus

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Published on April 29, 2020

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New Symptoms of COVID-19

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention expanded its list of possible symptoms related to coronavirus, the virus that causes COVID-19. The three original known symptoms were cough, shortness of breath, or difficulty breathing and fever. As the pandemic continues, researchers are learning more from patients diagnosed with COVID-19, resulting in new information about the illness and the way it may present.

If you develop any of the symptoms below, call your doctor to discuss your next steps.

Possible symptoms of COVID-19:

  • Fever (≥ than 100°)
  • Cough
  • Difficulty Breathing
  • Chills
  • Muscle pain
  • Sore Throat
  • New Loss of Taste or Smell

Other less common symptoms include nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. 

Reviewed by Public Relations on May 20, 2020

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If you are feeling well enough that you do not need to be hospitalized, call your doctor’s office to discuss your care before going in for a sick visit or to an Urgent Care Center.