10 Signs Your Partner Has COVID-19

You should know the signs so you can get them help.

By Garth Baxter | April 28, 2020

If you separate yourself from your spouse or partner, your purity depends not only on their sanity but also on their health. COVID-19 has been shown to be a highly contagious virus. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a person infected with the virus can become infected within two to 14 days.

It is important to quickly identify potential signs of COVID-19 in your spouse so that they can isolate and reduce the risk of infection. Check out these 10 signs that you may have another important coronavirus and keep in touch with your uninfected spouse to keep you both healthy.


They Can't Breathe

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Shortness of breath is the most common symptom of coronavirus. According to the Mayo Clinic, it is also known as dyspnea and involves short or laboratory breathing. Shortness of breath is attributed to discomfort, exaggeration, or asthma. However, if your partner has never had dyspnea, difficulty breathing, and is unbearable, or lips or skin have turned blue, it could be Covid-19. Seek immediate medical attention.


They Won't Stop Shaking and Have Chills

woman covered by a blanket on the sofa with high fever and flu

The CDC has recently confirmed that the common coronavirus symptom comes with a body tremor with a cold. If your partner has a cold and the body trembles rapidly, this may be related to sunburn or cold. However, if both of these symptoms are related and do not go away or remain visible in the waves, it may be a sign of fever, another symptom of coronavirus. This could be evidence that your partner has got COVID-19 and you should call your doctor to discuss these symptoms.


They Have a Headache

woman with cold and flu bad symptoms

Too many quaran-tinis can cause severe headaches in the morning. However, if you have a headache without explaining it to your partner and have a coronavirus symptom, you should take this seriously. This could mean that they are infected with the virus.

According to Johns Hopkins Medicine, headaches are an early symptom of COVID-19 and a clear sign of the virus if they persist over time or become more severe. If your headache comes with another symptom and does not go away, consult your partner's doctor.


They Keep Coughing

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It’s spring, you, so your partner’s cough can be dismissed as allergic. However, cough is one of the main symptoms of the virus. If your partner can't kick it, this could be a cause for concern. COVID-19 attacks your lungs and, according to Mount Sinai Medical Center, a dry and persistent cough can mean your partner is dealing with a respiratory virus. Contact a doctor so they can test for the virus.


They Have a Fever

woman holding thermometer and checking forehead of sick boyfriend.

Another common symptom of coronavirus is fever. Many manufacturing plants with multiple employees in one place and other essential businesses have implemented temperature checks for workers to prevent the spread. It is also important to keep an eye on your body at home. However, note other symptoms that do not come with a fever. According to Johns Hopkins Medicine, "the new coronavirus is infected and it is possible to have a fever with no cough or other symptoms, or especially in the first few days, in very low-level people."

If your partner has a fever, this may be a sign that they are exposed to a coronavirus. Try to separate from your spouse and call a medical professional to talk about your spouse's symptoms and set up a test for COVID-19.


They Lose Their Sense of Smell or Taste

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If your partner suddenly mentions that you can't smell burnt food or that you can't even taste the most popular quarantine snack, this may be cause for concern. This symptom is associated with respiratory diseases, including COVID-19, and may indicate a virus.

According to the CDC, unexpected loss of taste or smell, another symptom of the virus such as fever, headache, or sore throat, is an indication that your partner is suffering from coronavirus. Contact your doctor as soon as possible to find out how to get tested and try to stay away from your partner so that you do not get infected with the virus.


Their Muscles Are Achy

Mature man with gray hair having back pain while sitting on a couch at home

Body or muscle pain associated with one or more coronavirus symptoms, such as a cold or headache, can mean that your partner is infected with the virus. If your partner has a sore throat muscle that is not responsible for the hard work at home, look out for other possible symptoms. If you suspect they have an infection, contact your doctor for advice on testing.


They Have a Sore Throat

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Another is one of the symptoms mentioned in the new CDC report that may be responsible for the coronavirus. Your partner's throat is suffering from allergies or a competitive Mario kart game that is a little louder. However, if a sudden sore throat appears and your partner complains of another Covid-19 symptom such as muscle aches or a cold, it may mean that he or she has the virus.

Ask your doctor about your partner's symptoms. They may need to be checked for coronavirus, and you may need to keep them away to make sure you are not infected with the virus.


They Feel Pressure in Their Chest

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According to the CDC, "constant chest pain or pressure" is a serious symptom of coronavirus. If your partner complains of tightness or pressure in the chest, you should see a doctor immediately. When calling 911, it is important to inform the operator that you suspect that your spouse has COVID-19. If possible, apply a face mask to your spouse and yourself before seeking help.


They Feel Tired

woman lying on sofa having fever

If your partner's schedule has been reversed due to quarantine and he just can't get enough Z, fatigue must be within. However, if they feel too tired for no reason, the World Health Organization (WHO) warns. The most common symptoms of coronavirus. The virus can start with slight fatigue that develops into extreme fatigue and is accompanied by other symptoms. If your partner feels tired without explanation, contact your doctor to see if the COVID-19 test is scheduled.

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