The stages of Covid-19 infection include initial symptoms of fever and dry cough, followed by more severe symptoms of difficulty breathing and pneumonia, potentially leading to respiratory failure and death
Incubation Period: The time period between exposure to the virus and the development of symptoms. This period can range from 2-14 days. During this period, a person may not be aware that they have been infected yet, but are still capable of spreading the virus to others.
Early Symptoms: After the incubation period, a person may begin to experience the early symptoms of COVID-19. This can include fever, dry cough, fatigue, muscle aches, and sore throat. In some cases, people may also experience gastrointestinal issues such as nausea, diarrhea, and vomiting.
Progression: In the progression of the illness, the symptoms become more severe. People may experience difficulty breathing, chest pain, confusion, and bluish lips or face. In severe cases, they may experience organ failure, which can lead to death.
Recovery: After the symptoms have reached their peak, they will then begin to subside and the person may start to recover. This process can take weeks and some people may require hospitalization.
Long-term Effects: For some people, the effects of COVID-19 may last long after recovery. People may experience fatigue, shortness of breath, muscle and joint aches, and mental health issues such as anxiety and depression.
Day 1: Symptoms may include fever, chills, sore throat, and loss of taste or smell.
Day 2: Symptoms may include a cough, chest tightness, difficulty breathing, and loss of appetite.
Day 3: Symptoms may include fatigue, headache, muscle aches, and nausea.
Day 4: Symptoms may include a high fever, severe body aches, and difficulty breathing.
Day 5: Symptoms may include chest pain and difficulty breathing.
Day 6: Symptoms may include confusion, difficulty concentrating, and partial or complete loss of smell and taste.
Day 7: Symptoms may include severe fatigue, abdominal pain, vomiting, and diarrhea.
Day 8: Symptoms may include breathing difficulty, chest pain, confusion, and confusion.
Day 9: Symptoms may include severe headaches, shortness of breath, confusion, and lethargy.
Day 10: Symptoms may include extreme fatigue, difficulty breathing, and delirium.
Day 11: Symptoms may include extreme fatigue, difficulty breathing, and loss of consciousness.
Day 12: Symptoms may include delirium, difficulty breathing, and low blood pressure.
Day 13: Symptoms may include difficulty breathing, respiratory failure, and coma.
Day 14: Symptoms may include respiratory failure, organ failure, and death.