What is the incubation time for COVID 19
Coronavirus Incubation time is referred to as the period between getting exposed to the virus by different means and the onset of the symptoms.
As per the World Health Organisation (WHO), corona virus takes 1 to 14 days to show symptoms like coughing, breathlessness, fever and exhaustion. In most cases, the signs are visible within 4 to 6 days after being exposed to the virus.
How long an infected person can pass on the virus
As per the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), people suffering from COVID-19 are highly contagious when they are showing the symptoms. The first 7 days after the symptoms start to show is a high-risk phase. Besides, some people may even start spreading the virus 1 to 3 days before showing the symptoms. The period varies from person to person and on the severity of the condition. The higher the viral load, the higher is the risk of transmission.
When is the person no longer infected
Recovering from covid 19 can be a time taking process. In mild cases, the recovery time is 1 or 2 weeks. However, in severe cases, it may take up to 3 to 4 weeks to test negative for COVID-19.
As per the CDC, if a person is symptoms free for 3 days, without taking any medicines and they developed the symptoms 10 days prior then they are not considered to be infectious.
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