New symptoms of COVID-19 include nasal congestion, nausea, diarrhea ::

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has updated its COVID-19 symptom list to include stuff or runny nose, nausea or vomiting, and diarrhea.

The complete list includes:

  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches.
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or odor.
  • Sore throat
  • Stuffy or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea

Symptoms appear 2 to 14 days after someone is exposed to the virus and can range from mild to severe. People will experience different symptoms, including those not listed.

In many cases, coronavirus symptoms can be controlled at home. People should seek emergency care if they experience the following:

  • Difficulty breathing
  • Persistent pain or pressure in the chest.
  • New confusion
  • Inability to wake up or stay awake
  • Bluish lips or face

Anyone with symptoms is asked to isolate themselves at home to avoid spreading the virus to vulnerable populations.