Nowadays Coronavirus is the burning issue of the world. Coronavirus is causing COVID-19 disease. As the COVID-19 disease has gone pandemic, So we all should know about its symptoms and timeline of disease. That will raise awareness about Coronavirus. COVID-19 symptoms timeline will help us to reduce the fear of the disease and to rich our knowledge.
Coronavirus started to spread from Wuhan, the city of China. China already has about 82,295 cases and 3342 deaths due to Coronavirus. Coronavirus is so much infectious than any other viruses.
So the Coronavirus COVID-19 has affected 210 countries and territories around the world. As a result, the world has 20,23,647 cases and 128,892 deaths till now. (The information is provided from the Worldometer on 15/04/2020)
These stats show the fearful situation the earth is facing. We are too late to take appropriate steps to prevent spreading. But it is time to be careful about our family and life.
The main reason for the spreading of the virus is a lack of knowledge about its symptoms.When an affected person goes in touch of another then the virus can transmit easily. Everybody should know the symptoms of COVID-19, Coronavirus.
How Covid-19 symptoms start?
Covid 19 symptoms start with a fever of around 100 degrees Fahrenheit. Muscle ache, headache, and joint pain in body and discomfort with mild dry cough.
Can we have Covid-19 without symptoms?
Yes, Nowadays The novel Coronavirus attack might be asymptomatic. Some patients don’t develop any symptoms or feel ill.
Coronavirus/COVID-19 Common Symptoms
- Body Aches
- Shortness of breath
- Breathing difficulties
Covid 19 Symptoms for children
Cornavirus can cause mild symptoms in childrens with diarrhea. In some reported cases, babies can be affected by the new coronavirus with severe pneumonia. Which may cause serious illness. They will also have dry cough, fever, body aches and shortness of breath.
COVID-19 Symptoms Timeline
Research from the Chinese center for disease control has published that about 80% of cases are mild and 5% of total cases can be critically ill. Besides this, the researchers follow the symptoms grow in the patient. And they found common symptoms growing timeline in most of the COVID-19 positive cases.
The identified symptoms growing pattern has been mentioned below:
Day-5: The person exposed to the virus.
Day 0: Symptoms start to grow.
Day 1: The patient shows mild symptoms. The first symptom will be fever. The temperature will be above 100-degree Fahrenheit. Muscle aches and pain starts with dry cough.
Day 3: Patients need hospital admission with the increase of symptoms.
Day 5: In severe cases, patients start to face difficulties in breathing. And the symptoms start to worsen.
Day 7: For most of the cases symptoms settle within a week. Most of the mild patient’s symptoms start to diminish. Besides that, the patients who do not show diminishing of symptoms. They feel chest pain or pressure with the shortness of breath.
Day 8: The severe patients have respiratory syndromes, possible pneumonia or ARDS (respiratory distress syndrome)
Day 9-10: About 5% of patients need intensive care treatment.
Day 12: Fever typically ends. At instance cough associated with illness start to stay around longer.
Day 13: Shortness of breath tends to cease after 13 days. Sometimes abdominal pain occurs.in addition, the shortness of breath continues until the point of death.
Day 18: The average time to death is about 18.5 days in most severe cases.
Can Covid 19 symptoms Come & Go?
Yes, during the recovery process the symptoms might come and go. Sometimes the fever may rise or goes away. the patient should be under monitoring.
Is it possible to have Covid 19 symptoms without Fever?
The coronavirus has gone through a lot of genetic mutations. The present coronavirus might not cause fever. Sometimes it has been seen as a patient with other symptoms. Fever presents, especially in the first few days. Keep in mind that coronavirus may occur without any symptoms also.
When should you contact a doctor?
Normal fever and body ache is not much fearful until the short breath arrives. If you find shortness in breath then you should contact a doctor or contact with the helpline to get proper treatment.
How Does Coronavirus Spread?
The new Coronavirus cause COVID-19. The virus only transmits from the affected person. When the affected person coughs or sneezes, many micro-droplets spread in the air. These droplets can affect another person directly.
Sometimes the affected person’s saliva and micro-droplets can drop on any surface. If anyone touches these surface with hand and finally touch his face including mouth, nose, and eyes. Thus he also can be affected.
We can prevent COVID-19 by maintaining personal hygiene. To protect yourself, You should-
- Wash your hand frequently with alcohol-based hand rub.
- If that is not available use soap and water to wash hands.
- Stay home, stay safe.
- If you need to go outside, Follow social distance.
- Try to avoid public places.
Thus COVID-19 is pandemic. We shouldn’t be afraid. We have to fight the real situation. If anyone finds theses symptoms in themselves, please do not be panic. Contact the hotlines provided for Coronavirus/COVID-19 Consultation or help.
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