The symptoms can easily be mistaken, especially that some can be very similar. You are encouraged to contact your doctor or healthcare professional if you think you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms.

Unless you have a respiratory condition, such as asthma, it is not typical that you should experience difficulty breathing with seasonal allergies.

According to the CDC, these are the most common symptoms for each:

  • COVID-19 Symptoms:
    Nausea, vomiting and diarrhea
    Loss of taste and smell
    Muscle and body aches
    Fever and chills

  • Both COVID-19 and Allergies:
    Cough and sore throat
    Headache and fatigue
    Congestion and runny nose

  • Allergies:
    Itchy, watery eyes