Recognizing Day to Day Signs and Symptoms of CoronavirusDAY TO DAY SYMPTOMS OF COVID-19Before proceeding,please note that this general overviewis compiled for initial self-assessment onlyand may vary for each individual. If you’re not feeling well,you should immediately consulta medical practitionerto have an accurate diagnosisand proper treatment of COVID-19. The typical daily symptoms are concludedfrom the study of 138 patientsat Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan Universityand another study involving 135 patientsfrom Jinyintan Hospitaland 56 patients from Wuhan Pulmonary Hospital. These symptoms are broken down into:DAY 1 to DAY 2The beginning symptomsare similar to the common coldwith a mild sore throatand neither having a fever nor feeling tired. Patients can still consume food and drink as usual. DAY 3The patient’s throats start to feel a bit painful. Body temperature reads at around 36. 5° celsius. Although it’s uncommon,other symptoms like mild nausea,vomiting or mild diarrhea are possible to set in. DAY 4Throat pain becomes more serious. Other symptoms like feeling weakand joint pain start to manifest. The patient may show a temperature readingbetween 36. 5° to 37° celsius. DAY 5 to DAY 6Mild fever starts. The patients show a temperature readingabove 37. 2° celsius. The second most common symptom,dry cough, also appears. Dyspnea or breathing difficultymay occur occasionally. Most patients in this stageare easily feeling tired. Other symptoms remain about the same. These four symptomsare among the top five key indications of COVID-19according to the final reportof the initial outbreakconducted by the joint mission of China and WHO. DAY 7The patients that haven’t start recovering by day 7get more serious coughs and breathing difficulty. Fever can get higher up to 38° celsius. Patients may develop further headacheand body pain or worsening diarrhea if there’s any. Many patients are admitted to the hospitalat this stage. DAY 8 to DAY 9On the 8th day,the symptoms are likely to be worsenedfor the patientwho has coexisting medical conditions. Severe shortness of breath becomes more frequent. Temperature reading goes well above 38°. In one of the studies,day 9 is the average timewhen Sepsis starts to affect 40% of the patients. DAY 10 to DAY 11Doctors are ordering imaging tests like chest x-rayto capture the severityof respiratory distress in patients. Patients are having loss of appetiteand may be facing abdominal pain. The condition also needsimmediate treatment in ICU. DAY 12 to DAY 14For the survivors,the symptoms can be well-managed at this point. Fever tends to get betterand breathing difficultiesmay start to cease on day 13. But Some patients may still be affectedby mild cough even after hospital discharge. DAY 15 to DAY 16Day 15 is the opposite conditionfor the rest of the minority patients. The fragile group must preparefor the possibility of acute cardiac injuryor kidney injury. DAY 17 to DAY 19COVID-19 fatality cases happen at around day 18. Before the time,vulnerable patients may developa secondary infectioncaused by a new pathogenin the lower respiratory tract. The severe conditionmay then lead to blood coagulation and ischemia. DAY 20 to DAY 22The surviving patients are recovered completelyfrom the diseaseand are discharged from the hospital.