What are the symptoms and how is it spread?

Symptoms may be flu-like, ranging from mild to serious, and include:

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Chills
  • Headache
  • Sore throat
  • Muscle pain
  • Loss of taste or smell

COVID-19 is spread mainly through close contact from person to person. People without symptoms can spread the virus.

More information on how the virus spreads is available from the CDC.