Record numbers of Covid-19 cases are being confirmed across the UK. But given it’s also the flu season, how can you be sure whether you have coronavirus, a cold or the flu?
They are all caused by different viruses, but can have similar symptoms.
Most people who feel ill with coronavirus will have at least one of these three key symptoms:
- a high temperature
- a new, continuous cough
- a loss or change to their sense of smell or taste
So what do you need to know about other things you may catch in the coming months?