- 1 How long should I self-quarantine if I was exposed to COVID-19?
- 2 How long do people with COVID-19 remain infectious for?
- 3 When can COVID-19 symptoms begin to appear?
- 4 What are some symptoms of COVID-19?
- 5 What is ‘close contact’ in context to COVID-19?
- 6 What are some uncommon symptoms of COVID-19?
- 7 Can I have COVID-19 if I have fever?
How long should I self-quarantine if I was exposed to COVID-19?
Persons with positive results should remain in isolation until they have met the criteria for discontinuing isolation. Persons with negative results should remain in quarantine for 14 days unless other guidance is given by the local, tribal, or territorial public health authority.
How long do people with COVID-19 remain infectious for?
Specifically, researchers have reported that people with mild to moderate COVID-19 remain infectious no longer than 10 days after their symptoms began, and those with more severe illness or those who are severely immunocompromised remain infectious no longer than 20 days after their symptoms began.
When can COVID-19 symptoms begin to appear?
Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after someone is exposed to the virus and can include fever, chills, and cough.
What are some symptoms of COVID-19?
People with COVID-19 have reported a wide range of symptoms, ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear 2 to 14 days after exposure to the virus. Symptoms may include: fever or chills; cough; shortness of breath; fatigue; muscle or body aches; headache; new loss of taste or smell; sore throat; congestion or runny nose; nausea or vomiting; diarrhea.
What is ‘close contact’ in context to COVID-19?
“Close contact” with a case is defined as living in the same house as a case, being an intimate partner of a case, being a caregiver of a case, or being within 6 feet of a case for longer than 15 minutes.
What are some uncommon symptoms of COVID-19?
Research has shown that younger people with less severe COVID-19 symptoms may develop painful, itchy sores or bumps on their hands and feet. Another weird symptom of the skin is “COVID-19 toes.” Some people have experienced red and purple colored toes that swell and burn.
Can I have COVID-19 if I have fever?
If you have a fever, cough or other symptoms, you might have COVID-19.