People with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness, U.S. Centers for Disease and Control Prevention reported.

CDC says the following 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

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CDC recommends to "get medical attention immediately" if people have any of the following emergency warning signs for COVID-19:

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

The list is not all inclusive, the report stresses.