CDC adds 6 new possible symptoms of Coronavirus

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has added six new possible symptoms of COVID-19.

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

The CDC had previously only noted fever, cough and shortness of breath as possible symptoms of COVID-19.

If you have any of these emergency warning signs for COVID-19, you should get medical attention immediately:

  • Trouble breathing
  • Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
  • New confusion or inability to arouse
  • Bluish lips or face

This list is not all inclusive. Please consult your medical provider for any other symptoms that are severe or concerning to you.

CLICK HERE for more information from the official CDC website.