New Delhi: The symptoms of coronavirus and flu are almost the same except the incubation period. In the case of coronavirus disease, the incubation period is 1-14 days whereas, the first symptom of flu appears in 1-4 days.
Here’s the comparison between the symptoms of coronavirus disease, flu and cold as reported by Medical News Today.
|Incubation period (in days)||1-14||1-4||1-3|
|Onset of symptoms||Gradually||Abrupt||Gradually|
|Cough||Common||Common||Mild to moderate|
It may be mentioned that coronavirus has claimed the lives of more than 26000 people.
Over 572,040 coronavirus cases have been declared in 183 countries and territories. The countries with the most official deaths are Italy with 9,134, Spain (4,858), mainland China (3,292), Iran (2,378) and France (1,995).