Sudden Loss Of Smell Taste Added As New Symptoms Of Coronavirus By Health Ministry After Who Warns
Sudden Loss Of Smell & Taste Added As New Symptoms Of Coronavirus By Health Ministry After WHO Warns
The centre has added new symptoms of COVID-19 in a document published for use by health professionals as a reference. "Loss of smell and taste" has been added to a list of nine other symptoms in the document "Clinical Management Protocol: COVID-19". The other symptoms are fever, cough, fatigue, shortness of breath, expectoration, myalgia, rhinorrhea, sore throat and diarrhoea. The Health Ministry in the document says direct person-to-person transmission occurs through close contact, mainly through respiratory droplets that are released when the infected person coughs, sneezes or talks.