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I’ve heard 80% of people with coronavirus (COVID-19) have mild symptoms. What are mild symptoms?

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That’s correct. A large majority of people have few to no symptoms. They have a positive test for the virus but no symptoms. Mild symptoms can range from sore throat, congestion and runny nose, nausea, vomiting,diarrhea, and headache to a low-grade fever and cough. If you have mild symptoms, you should stay home and recover. Just make sure to stay isolated so you don’t spread the infection to others. People with severe symptoms typically have a high fever, severe cough, and possibly shortness of breath and often need hospital treatment to recover.

Reviewed by Michael W. Smith on August 11, 2020
Reviewed by Michael W. Smith on August 11, 2020

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