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Headache, loss of taste among list of 6 new possible COVID-19 symptoms, according to CDC

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When the coronavirus outbreak initially began, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention listed three symptoms of the newly-discovered virus: cough, shortness of breath and fever. On Sunday, the CDC added six new possible symptoms to its list, including headache, chills and loss of taste or smell.

The newly-added symptoms added include:

  • Chills
  • Repeated shaking with chills
  • Muscle pain
  • Headache
  • Sore throat
  • New loss of taste or smell

The CDC warns that these symptoms can appear any time between two to 14 days after exposure to the virus.

Rockwall County has a total of seventy confirmed cases as of April 26, 2020 at 10:00am.

If you feel you have any symptoms, visit this map of testing sites and find the one closest to you. We also announced last week two new testing sites in Rockwall and Royse City.

You can find more coverage of the coronavirus pandemic here.


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