UPDATED: CDC Lists Six New COVID-19 Symptoms

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UPDATED: CDC Lists Six New COVID-19 Symptoms



The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the US has listed new COVID-19 symptoms on its website.

CDC previously listed fever, cough and shortness of breath as coronavirus symptoms.

The agency has now updated it to include six additional symptoms, as people “have had a wide range of symptoms reported.”

New symptoms for the disease now include:
  •  chills
  •  repeated shaking with chills
  • muscle pain
  • headache
  • sore throat 
  • new loss of taste or smell.


According to the CDC, those who have “trouble breathing, persistent pain or pressure in their chest, new confusion or inability to arouse or have bluish lips or face” should seek immediate medical attention.

It should be noted that, there are more than 869,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus and nearly 50,000 deaths in the United  States.

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