CDC Updated Symptom List

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have updated their symptom list for COVID-19 to include 6 additional potential signs of infection. It is important to watch for all, both original and newly added symptoms, especially in combinations of two or more of the following:

Original SymptomsNumber of AZCOVIDTXT Households Reporting These SymptomsNewly Added SymptomsNumber of AZCOVIDTXT Households Reporting These Symptoms
Fever44Chills25
Cough69Repeated shaking with chillsN/A
Shortness of breath32Muscle pain62
Headache70
Sore throat45
New loss of taste or smell12

Symptoms usually appear between 2-14 days after exposure; however, it is important to remember that many people who have the virus do not show any symptoms, so make sure to practice social distancing and follow the CDC guidelines even if you feel healthy.

Based on AZCOVIDTXT households with at least one person reporting COVID-19 symptoms, the top three most common symptoms are fatigue, headache, and cough.

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