15 Early Warning Signs and Symptoms of The New Coronavirus

7. Severe pneumonia

Severe pneumonia, Coronavirus symptoms
Severe pneumonia

In a later phase of the disease, coronavirus causes major respiratory problems that may include severe pneumonia. This is an inflammation of the lung tissue due to extensive infection and inflammatory reactions by your immune system, which tries to counter the disease. In cases of pneumonia, the respiratory symptoms become more pronounced, and other symptoms appear. For example, the cough may become productive instead of dry, and patients may start experiencing chest pain.