Cornovirus COVID-19 symptoms

Main Symptoms of Cornovirus COVID-19 Infection

1. a high temperature – this means you feel hot to touch on your chest or back (you do not need to measure your temperature)
2. a new, continuous cough – this means coughing a lot for more than an hour, or 3 or more coughing episodes in 24 hours (if you usually have a cough, it may be worse than usual)

Less common symptoms:

aches and pains.
sore throat.
loss of taste or smell.
a rash on skin, or discolouration of fingers or toes.

Serious symptoms:

difficulty breathing or shortness of breath.
chest pain or pressure.
loss of speech or movement.

Seek immediate medical attention if you have serious symptoms. Always call before visiting your doctor or health facility.

What next steps to take of you have mild symptoms?

People with mild symptoms who are otherwise healthy should contact NHS 111 online coronavirus service,NHS 111 online cornovirus testing service

where you will be asked about your symptoms and will be adviced on what to do.

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.

Do not go to places like a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital if you think you might have coronavirus.If your symptoms are mild, you’ll usually be advised to not leave your home for at least 7 days. Anyone you live with should not leave your home for 14 days. This is called self-isolation.

What to do if I have serious COVID-19 symptoms

Seek immediate medical attention if you have serious symptoms. Call NHS 111 or 999.

The information in this article has been sourced from : 111NHS 111 online coronovirus service