More than 1/3 of people with mild COVID-19 are experiencing symptoms for up to three weeks.
According to experts, this includes more than 25% of young adults ages 18 to 34 years old.
Doctors report that the most common “persistent” symptom is a cough.
According to UPI, fatigue and fever are also present in patients for as long as 3 weeks after diagnosis.
32% of adults ages 35 to 49 and 47% of those 50 and older reported long-term symptoms.
Preventative measures to protect yourself from exposure to the disease include wearing a face mask.
Physically distancing yourself from others by at least 6 feet and avoiding crowds are other ways to avoid exposure.