The classic symptoms of Covid have been fever, chills, cough, fatigue, body ache, loss of taste and smell, sore throat etc, but the deadly virus can at times show unusual symptoms.

But the deadly virus can at times show gastrointestinal symptoms, skin issues or even central nervous system problems.  

Uncontrolled diabetes, kidney disease and extreme weakness are also some of the unusual symptoms of Covid.

Omicron subvariant BF.7, the variant responsible for the recent spike in coronavirus cases in China, has left the world in danger 

While experts say there is no need to panic as yet. Still we must follow social distancing measures, get tested and get booster vaccinations wherever needed to contain the spread of the virus. 

Some patients may have unusual symptoms. They are predominant vomiting and diarrhoea with abdominal pain this can be mistaken for gastroenteritis or typhoid fever.

Similarly, patients of variety of chronic illness or on immunosuppressants may have atypical presentation of Covid.

Typical symptoms may not develop. That can be an issue where we can mistake covid for other diseases.

With Christmas and New Year’s celebrations just around the corner, it is more important than ever to follow COVID guidelines.

Don’t forget to wear your mask, adhere to social distancing norms, and wash your hands frequently.