The 14 symptoms that shows you could be infected with COVID-19

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has published a list of symptoms of coronavirus that Ghanaians should be aware of.

Director-General of GHS Dr Patrick Kumah Aboagye addressing the press on Tuesday said out of Ghana’s 3,617 active cases, 69% are asymptomatic and 31% have symptoms.

Dr. Kumah Aboagye further indicated that out of the cases with symptoms, 94% of the patients were admitted to hospital for treatment while the remainder “are fine”.

He said cough was the most popular symptom, followed by headache, fever and general weakness.

Below are the symptoms

  1. Cough
  2. Headache
  3. Fever
  4. General weakness
  5. Chills or sweats
  6. Difficulty breathing
  7. Chest pain
  8. Loss of taste
  9. Diarrhea
  10. Altered consciousness
  11. Loss of smell
  12. Sore throat
  13. Runny nose
  14. Abdominal pain

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Posted by Ministry of Information – Ghana on Tuesday, July 28, 2020


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