COVID-19 affects different people in different ways. Infected people have had a wide range of symptoms reported – from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. The common symptoms of Covid-19 are listed on the CDC website.

Look for emergency warning signs for COVID-19. If someone is showing any of these signs, seek emergency medical care immediately:


  • Trouble breathing

  • Persistent pain or pressure in the chest

  • New confusion

  • Inability to wake or stay awake

  • Bluish lips or face


Kitonga Kiminyo is the CEO of Kielle Medical, LLC which provides infectious diseases consultation to personal and business entities.  Dr. Kiminyo is also a senior partner with Infectious Diseases (ID) Consultants, Inc., based in Boynton Beach, Florida since 2002 and is a member of the T. Leroy Jefferson Medical Society.  His expertise covers HIV, general infectious diseases and now the SARS-COV-2 pandemic. Currently, he is the chairman of Infection Control at Palms West Hospital, but has been a long-standing inpatient consultant throughout Palm Beach County, including JFK Medical Center, Wellington Regional Medical Center, Bethesda East/West Hospitals and Select Hospital. Furthermore, he is an on-air television infectious diseases consultant with appearances on WPTV, WPBF and WPEC.


  • ​Infectious Diseases Physician with ID Consultants, Inc. of Boynton Beach, Florida since 2002

  • CEO of Kielle Medical, LLC

  • Infectious Diseases Consultation to personal and business entities

  • ​Expertise covers both hospital and outpatient issues including HIV, general infectious diseases, and now the SARS-COV-2 pandemic

  • Chairman of Infection Control at Palms West Hospital