Coronavirus symptoms despite negative RT-PCR report? Things you must do
New Delhi : Amid rising cases of coronavirus in the nation, it has noted that many people who tested negative in RT-PCR report continued showing symptoms of COVID-19. In the crisis situation, stepping out less and self-awareness are the only options to keep yourself safe. Firstly, check out the symptoms of coronavirus in the new strain.
# Loss of smell and taste
Loss of sense of smell or anosmia and distorted taste are two of the most unusual yet sure-shot symptoms of COVID-19. This can happen before you get fever or in some cases after fever. The symptom can last for 4-14 days in a person.
# Fever and Chills
Fever and chills are among the most common symptoms of coronavirus. If your fever does not decreases even after taking basic medicines then it may be a sign of COVID 19.
Apart from fever and cough, COVID positive patients often complain of feeling extremely tired and weak. While fatigue can be a sign of other viral infections, COVID fatigue can be difficult to deal with.
# Sore Throat
Sore throat is commonly seen among people with coronavirus, however, most of them fail to tell the difference between itchy throat and sore throat.
What should you do if you have negative report but positive symptoms?
The first thing to do is go for isolation and avoid contact with other people. Monitor your symptoms and oxygen levels. Post that, repeat your RT-PCR test after 2-3 days and get a CT scan done on the advise of a physician.
Go for medicines to diminish symptoms and keep consulting your doctor for any negative effect.