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COVID-19 symptoms


The symptoms of COVID-19 are similar to other respiratory illnesses, including the flu and the common cold. Symptoms may include fever, sore throat, loss of appetite, chills, loss of sense of smell or taste, nausea and vomiting, cough or exacerbation of chronic cough, headache, muscle aches, shortness of breath, fatigue, runny nose or diarrhea. 

Less common symptoms of COVID-19 include stuffy nose, conjunctivitis (pink eye), dizziness, confusion, abdominal pain, and skin rashes or discoloration of fingers or toes.  

Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) symptoms include fever greater than 38 degrees Celsius
Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) symptoms include cough
Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) symptoms include difficulty breathing/ shortness of breath



Shortness of breath

Take a self-assessment

If you think you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 you can try this quick, online self-assessment tool:

COVID-19 Self-Assessment Tool

What should I do if I'm experiencing symptoms?

If you think you have symptoms of COVID-19, please visit our If you are sick page.


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