The UK lockdown is slowly being eased, as shoppers are now allowed to explore the high-street in England, provided they remain socially-distanced.

You can also visit someone else’s garden, as long as the person you’re visiting isn’t shielding, and there aren’t more than six people in the garden at once.

But the government has still advised the public to remain indoors as much as possible, in an attempt to slow the spread of the virus.

You could be at risk of the infection if you have a subtle change to your stools.

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“As with any illness, you’ll find that your energy levels have depleted and you may feel more tired than usual; fatigue is quite common with coronavirus,” said Dr Gall.

“In mild cases it’s quite possible that you’ll experience symptoms similar to other viruses such as cold and flu. This includes a headache, runny nose, aches, and pains, etc but these are general symptoms related to many different illnesses.

“Digestion problems and changes in bowel habits, particularly looser stools and making more frequent trips to the toilet are sometimes the first signs that you’re coming down with something, not just with this coronavirus.

“However, diarrhoea has been reported as an early symptom in patients who have later tested positive for COVID-19. At this stage, we know that this virus predominantly affects the respiratory system but in some cases, we’re seeing the virus affect the gastrointestinal system.”

Source: | Daily Express

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