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 CASES43,775,813 TOTAL DEATHS1,164,509 TOTAL RECOVERED32,179,287 CHINA85,826 INDIA7,945,888 US8,962,783 ITALY542,789 BRAZIL5,411,550 QATAR131,432 FRANCE1,165,278 IRELAND58,067 NORWAY18,342 BAHRAIN80,533 ISRAEL310,851 AUSTRALIA27,539 IRAN574,856 INDONESIA392,934 SINGAPORE57,973 ICELAND4,504 CZECHIA268,370 SLOVENIA24,080 GERMANY450,258 BELGIUM321,031 IRAQ455,398 POLAND263,929 SPAIN1,156,498 NETHERLANDS301,597 DENMARK41,412 PHILIPPINES371,630 FINLAND14,970 SWEDEN110,594 THAILAND3,743 SWITZERLAND121,093 ROMANIA212,492 ESTONIA4,428 PORTUGAL121,133 MALAYSIA27,805 AUSTRIA83,267 UK894,690 GREECE31,496 JAPAN97,074