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Incubation period for Covid

Incubation period is the time elapsed between exposure to a pathogenic organism, a chemical, or radiation, and when symptoms and signs are first apparent. In a typical infectious disease, the incubation period signifies the period taken by the multiplying organism to reach a threshold necessary to produce symptoms in the host.

How long is the incubation period of coronavirus disease?

The incubation period is the delay between an individual becoming infected and developing symptoms. Current estimates give an average incubation period of 5 days (range 1–11 days). The maximum incubation period is used to define the period required for isolation, currently believed to be 14 day

Is COVID-19 contagious during the incubation period?
The incubation period for COVID-19, which is the time between exposure to the virus (becoming infected) and symptom onset, is on average 5-6 days, however can be up to 14 days. During this period, also known as the “pre- symptomatic” period, some infected persons can be contagious Therefore, transmission from a pre-symptomatic case can occur before symptom onset
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