Both COVID-19 and flu can have varying degrees of signs and symptoms, ranging from no symptoms (asymptomatic) to severe symptoms. Common symptoms of COVID-19 and flu include:
• Fever or feeling feverish/chills
• Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
• Fatigue (tiredness)
• Sore throat
• Runny or stuffy nose
• Muscle pain or body aches
Some people may have vomiting and diarrhea, though this is more common in children than adults.
Other signs and symptoms of COVID-19 may include a change in or loss of taste or smell.