"Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)" is the disease caused by a new coronavirus called SARS-CoV-2. The main mode of transmission is through respiratory droplets, the virus can also be transmitted through contact.
The most common symptoms of COVID-19 include fever, dry cough and fatigue. Other symptoms include loss of taste or smell, nasal congestion, conjunctivitis, sore throat, headache, muscle or joint pain, skin rash, nausea or vomiting, diarrhoea, chills or dizziness. Some people may only have very mild or non-specific symptoms, while some may develop severe symptoms like shortness of breath, chest pain or confusion.