COVID-19: Asymptomatic vs. symptomatic COVID

Asymptomatic COVID-19, means you are feeling your best but can still carry and spread the virus.

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Those who test positive for COVID-19 but do not show symptoms still must quarantine for five days  from the date of the test.

They can leave isolation after five days but are still advised to wear a mask for an additional five days.


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What does asymptomatic COVID-19 mean?

In recent news, Omicron has been on the rise and leaving most with mild symptoms.

Symptoms include sniffles, coughs, or aches.

Asymptomatic COVID-19 means no symptoms and feeling your best.

Transmission rates are high, so it is safe to assume you’ve probably come in contact with the virus.

Anything beyond your normal aches and pains can be considered a symptom. Read more about it here.


Antibody testing can determine if you’ve had COVID-19

Know if you’re really asymptomatic with COVID, and be responsible about it

If you are treating symptoms, you have symptoms.

Testing is the only way to confirm a positive COVID-19 case.

If you are experiencing symptoms but need to leave the house it is best to use a high quality mask and isolate as much as possible.

Omicron and long haul COVID-19