15 Early Warning Signs and Symptoms of The New Coronavirus

9. Difficulty breathing

Difficulty breathing, New coronavirus symptoms
Difficulty breathing

Another symptom in complicated cases of pneumonia is difficulty breathing or feeling the need for gasping and breathing deeply. We can even find patients with accelerated or exaggerated breathing patterns, which may, in turn, create additional problems because the blood gets a lower balance of CO2 and starts changing its pH. This may be the reason why older adults have a higher risk of feeling disorientated or confused.