23 Feb, 2021 09:00 am

Coronavirus UK update: Latest symptoms include clogged ears and dry eyes

Coronavirus UK update: Latest symptoms include clogged ears and dry eyes
THE SYMPTOMS of coronavirus are likely to linger long after June 21, when England is planning to end its restrictions. That's because the virus can cause health problems for months on end for some. A recent survey has identified 50 such symptoms - do you recognise any of these?

There is a second battle to fight now - the symptoms of long Covid.READ MORE Coronavirus new strain: Four new symptoms Although the term is imprecise, long Covid has come to mean the symptoms that last weeks or months after the infection has gone.Long Covid symptoms: Survey identifies 50 long Covid symptoms, including dry eyes The NHS has identified 14 symptoms of long Covid but recent surveys suggest the list is far more extensive than this.The survey collated the 50 most common long Covid symptoms submitted.

What are the main symptoms of coronavirus?According to the NHS, the main symptoms of coronavirus are: A high temperature – this means you feel hot to touch on your chest or back (you do not need to measure your temperature) A new, continuous cough – this means coughing a lot for more than an hour, or three or more coughing episodes in 24 hours (if you usually have a cough, it may be worse than usual) A loss or change to your sense of smell or taste – this means you've noticed you cannot smell or taste anything, or things smell or taste different to normal.

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