Sore throat more prominent Covid symptom than loss of smell and taste. 4 key characteristics1 min read . Updated: 09 Oct 2022, 06:52 PM IST
- COVID sore throat usually appears in the first week of illness and can improve quite quickly
Since 2019, coronavirus has muted significantly and with that changed the symptoms associated with it. For example, in the initial days, the most common COVID symptoms included loss of taste or smell and fatigue and as of today, the signs that are associated with the infection. "At the moment, COVID starts in two-thirds of people with a sore throat. Fever and loss of smell are really rare now – so many old people may not think they’ve got COVID. They’d say it’s a cold and not be tested," Professor Tim Spector, co-founder of the COVID ZOE app, notified. However, when one starts experiencing such symptoms, it becomes difficult to understand whether it is COVID, flu or a common cold.
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