COVID-19 Coronavirus - Symptoms
The most common symptoms of COVID-19 are fever, tiredness, and dry cough. Some patients may have aches and pains, nasal congestion, runny nose, sore throat or diarrhea. These symptoms are usually mild and begin gradually. Also the symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure.
Some patients may have aches and pains, nasal congestion, runny nose, sore throat or diarrhea. These symptoms are usually mild & begin gradually. Some people become infected but don’t develop any symptoms & don't feel unwell. Most people (about 80%) recover from the disease without needing special treatment.
Symptoms and what to do
You must do not leave your home if you have any of coronavirus symptoms (a high temperature or a new, continuous cough) call your medical service.
Maintain at least a 1-metre distance between yourself and others to reduce your risk of infection when they cough, sneeze or speak. Maintain an even greater distance between yourself and others when indoors. The further away, the better.
Make wearing a mask a normal part of being around other people. The appropriate use, storage and cleaning or disposal are essential to make masks as effective as possible.
Stay at home to stop coronavirus spreading
Everyone must stay at home to help stop the spread of coronavirus. You should only leave the house for very limited purposes: