02 Jul 2020, 9:15 AM (GMT)

Coronavirus Stats Nepal

14,046 Total Cases
30 Death Cases
4,656 Recovered Cases

Common Symptoms of Corona Virus

What is Corona Virus?

Corona virus disease ( COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered Corona virus. The disease caused by an infection with SARS-CoV-2 is called COVID-19, which stands for corona virus disease 2019. Coronaviruses are zoonotic. This means they first develop in animals before developing in humans. For the virus to pass from animal to humans, a person has to come into close contact with an animal that carries the infection.

  • Common Symptoms :

People may be sick with the virus for 1 to 14 days before developing symptoms. Reported illnesses have ranged from mild symptoms to severe illness and death for confirmed corona virus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases. Some common symptoms that have been specifically linked to COVID-19 include:

1. Fever :

One of the common symptoms of Corona virus is low grade fever that gradually increases in temperature.  A fever over 100.4 °F (38.0 °C) could be a sign that you have coronavirus or another infection.

2. Cough :

Corona virus Patient have cough that gets more severe over time. Since coronavirus is a respiratory infection, a cough, with or without mucus, is a common symptom.

3. Shortness of breath :

Coronavirus can cause trouble breathing, which is always a serious symptom.

The severity of COVID-19 symptoms can range from very mild to severe. Some people may have no symptoms at all. People who are older or who have existing chronic medical conditions, such as heart disease, lung disease or diabetes, or who have compromised immune systems may be at higher risk of serious illness.

 

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