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 CASES94,414,806 TOTAL DEATHS2,020,119 TOTAL RECOVERED67,456,822 CHINA88,118 INDIA10,543,659 US24,102,429 ITALY2,352,423 BRAZIL8,394,253 QATAR147,089 FRANCE2,872,941 IRELAND166,548 NORWAY58,202 BAHRAIN97,020 ISRAEL535,049 AUSTRALIA28,689 IRAN1,324,395 INDONESIA896,642 SINGAPORE59,083 ICELAND5,956 CZECHIA883,906 SLOVENIA148,539 GERMANY2,023,802 BELGIUM675,089 IRAQ606,991 POLAND1,429,612 SPAIN2,252,164 NETHERLANDS901,696 DENMARK187,320 PHILIPPINES498,691 FINLAND40,101 SWEDEN523,486 THAILAND11,680 SWITZERLAND495,228 ROMANIA691,488 ESTONIA36,691 PORTUGAL528,469 MALAYSIA155,095 AUSTRIA392,511 UK3,316,019 GREECE147,860 JAPAN309,214