A State of Emergency has been declared in Victoria due to the serious risk to public health posed by coronavirus (COVID-19). For more information visit the DHHS website.

Symptoms of COVID-19

30 June, 2020

Symptoms of COVID-19

Symptoms of COVID-19, as published by the World Health Organization (WHO), are as follows:

Most common symptoms

Dry cough

Less common symptoms

Aches and pains
Sore throat
Loss of taste or smell
A rash on skin, or discolouration of fingers or toes

Serious symptoms

Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath
Chest pain or pressure
Loss of speech or movement

If you have serious symptoms of COVID-19, seek immediate medical attention. Please get tested no matter how mild your symptoms. Here’s the list of local testing sites. It can take up to 14 days for symptoms to show. Please, be sensible when socialising and stay home as much as possible.