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Signs & Symptoms of COVID-19

Maryland Department of Health

How COVID-19 spreads:

  • Between people who are in close contact with one another (within about 6 feet)
  • Through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs, sneezes or talks
  • These droplets can land in the mouths or noses of people who are nearby or possibly be inhaled into the lungs
  • Some people without symptoms may be able to spread the virus

Symptoms of COVID-19:

  • Cough & Sore Throat
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fever & Chills
  • Muscle pain
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • In more severe cases, pneumonia (infection in the lungs)
  • Other less common symptoms have been reported, including gastrointestinal symptoms like nausea, vomiting or diarrhea.
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