Coronavirus Symptoms from Government Health Officials Country Wise

Canada Public Health Agency


The Canadian PHAC section dedicated to the 2019 novel coronavirus states that:

  • You may have little to no symptoms.
  • You may not know you have symptoms of COVID-19 because they are similar to a cold or flu.
  • Symptoms may take up to 14 days to appear after exposure to the virus. This is the longest known infectious period for this virus.

Symptoms have included:

  • fever
  • cough
  • difficulty breathing
  • pneumonia in both lungs

In severe cases, infection can lead to death.

UK Government and NHS


The UK National Health Service (NHS) section dedicated to Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) lists the following as the main symptoms of coronavirus:

  • a cough
  • a high temperature
  • shortness of breath

The GOV.UK novel coronavirus guidance for the public page says:

  • Typical symptoms of coronavirus include fever and a cough that may progress to a severe pneumonia causing shortness of breath and breathing difficulties.

The GOV.UK clinical guidance on Novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV): epidemiology, virology and clinical features notes that:

  • Fever, cough or chest tightness, and dyspnoea are the main symptoms reported. While most cases report a mild illness, severe are also being reported, some of whom require intensive care.

Australian Government


The Australian Government Department of Health informs that symptoms can range from mild illness to pneumonia, adding that some people will recover easily, while others may get very sick very quickly. According to their list of novel coronavirus symptoms, people may experience:

  • fever
  • flu-like symptoms such as coughing, sore throat and fatigue shortness of breath

TOTAL CASES20,674,233 TOTAL DEATHS749,047 TOTAL RECOVERED13,567,233 CHINA84,737 INDIA2,395,471 US5,329,707 ITALY251,713 BRAZIL3,123,109 QATAR113,938 FRANCE206,696 IRELAND26,801 NORWAY9,772 BAHRAIN44,804 ISRAEL87,878 AUSTRALIA22,127 IRAN333,699 INDONESIA130,718 SINGAPORE55,395 ICELAND1,972 CZECHIA18,984 SLOVENIA2,303 GERMANY219,648 BELGIUM75,008 IRAQ160,436 POLAND53,676 SPAIN376,864 NETHERLANDS60,627 DENMARK15,070 PHILIPPINES143,749 FINLAND7,642 SWEDEN83,455 THAILAND3,356 SWITZERLAND37,169 ROMANIA65,177 ESTONIA2,174 PORTUGAL53,223 MALAYSIA9,114 AUSTRIA22,439 UK313,798 GREECE5,942 JAPAN48,928