While children and adults experience similar symptoms of COVID, children’s symptoms tend to be mild and cold-like. Most children recover within one to two weeks. Possible symptoms can include:
– Fever
– Cough that becomes productive
– New loss of taste or smell
– Changes in the skin, such as discolored areas on the feet and hands
– Sore throat
– Gastrointestinal symptoms, such as nausea, vomiting, stomach pain or diarrhea
– Chills
– Muscle aches and pain
– Extreme fatigue
– New severe headache
– New nasal congestion

SOURCE: https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/coronavirus/in-depth/coronavirus-in-babies-and-children/art-20484405 (Mayo Clinic)

Updated 12/16/2021