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. \n\n\n\nHere\u2019s the comparison between the symptoms of coronavirus disease, flu and cold as reported by Medical News Today. \n\n\n\nSymptomsCOVID-19FluColdIncubation period (in days)1-141-41-3Onset of symptomsGradually Abrupt GraduallyFeverCommon Common RareCough Common Common Mild to moderate Fatigue Common Common Sometimes Runny nose Sometimes Sometimes Common Nasal congestion Sometimes Sometimes Common Diarrhea Sometimes Sometimes Rare Body aches Sometimes Common SlightSore throat Sometimes Sometimes Common Headache Sometimes Common Rare Appetite loss Sometimes Common Sometimes Breath shortness Common Sometimes MildRespiratory issues Common Sometimes Sometimes\n\n\n\nCoronavirus cases\n\n\n\nIt may be mentioned that coronavirus has claimed the lives of more than\n26000 people. \n\n\n\nOver 572,040 coronavirus cases have been declared in 183 countries and\nterritories. The countries with the most official deaths are Italy with 9,134,\nSpain (4,858), mainland China (3,292), Iran (2,378) and France (1,995).