NEWS 1130 is working hard to get you the information you need about the COVID-19 pandemic.
We are responding to your questions in a segment we call NEWS 1130 Gets Answers.
This question came to us from Dot: “What period of time is the very soonest that symptoms could appear after exposure to the virus?
Some studies and health officials suggest the minimum time for someone to start feeling sick could be longer.
But keep in mind the gestation period for COVID-19 has so far shown to be as long as 14 days, meaning you can spread the coronavirus for up to two weeks after coming into contact with it – even when you are asymptomatic.