Coronavirus symptoms: What counts as high temperature for adults?

Posted by Carolina Plugaru on

(Source: Metro)

According to the NHS a high temperature for an adult is typically considered to be 38C (100.4F) or anything above that amount. Digital and Infrared Thermometers are perfect for taking accurate and reliable oral, underarm or rectal body temperature readings. 

A standard temperature for an adult is approximately 37C (98.6F) – however, this can vary depending on different factors including your age, time of day and whether you have been engaging in physical activity.

Although fever can be an indicator of a number of different illnesses and conditions – including flu or an infection of some kind – it is one of the most common symptoms of coronavirus.

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