This is How The Coronavirus Progresses in Your Body Every Day
The fever persists and shows no signs of decreasing. The dry cough also persists along with the fever. But, these will be the only two symptoms and perhaps also the muscle pain and fatigue along with some nausea that you will be experiencing right up till day 4.
On day 5 you will begin experiencing breathing difficulties. The chances of this happening is especially high for those who already are suffering with preexisting condition or is probably older in age.
Even after all this time the fever, cough, and breathing difficulties still persist. But, some people start experiencing another symptom which they describe as tightness in their chest. They feel as is a “band” is around their chest.
People who have been experiencing persistent chest pain or pressure, along with additional symptoms like shortness of breath and bluish lips that they developed in these 7 days, have to be admitted to hospital. But, those with less severe symptoms will likely start recovering and getting better.
The Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention states that 15% of people with COVID-19 are likely to develop symptoms of ARDs (Acute respiratory distress syndrome). The Mayo Clinic explained that ARDs “happens when fluid builds up in the tiny, elastic air sacs (alveoli) in your lungs. The fluid keeps your lungs from filling with enough air, which means less oxygen reaches your bloodstream. This deprives your organs of the oxygen they need to function”.