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Data shows that COVID-19 is mild in 80% of the patients, Severe in 13% of the patients, and critical in 6% of the patients. People may be sick with the virus for 1 to 14 days before developing symptoms.

Most Common Symptoms:

  • Fever

  • Fatigue

  • Dry cough

Some Patients May Also Have:

  • Aches and pain

  • Runny nose

  • Sore throat

  • Shortness of breath

  • Diarrhea

In critical cases, COVID-19 can cause severe pneumonia or multiple organ failure and can lead to death.

Some Key Facts:

  • About 80% of the patients recover from the disease without needing special treatment.

  • Around 1 out of every 6 people who gets COVID-19 becomes seriously ill and develops difficulty breathing.

  • Older people, and those with underlying medical problems like high blood pressure, heart problems or diabetes, are more likely to develop serious illness.