Day by Day Symptoms of a COVID Infection
Day (-)5: Patient’s contact with the COVID-19 virus happens. Over 5 days, the infection will slowly build up in their body. It is only after these 5 days of development that their infection will officially ‘begin’.
Day 0-2: 5 days after their initial ‘exposure’ to the COVID virus, their infection will officially ‘happen’. In these first 2 days:They will become highly contagious in those first 2-3 days, but will show no symptoms.
You can test at this point because your infection has officially begun.