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As per the studies and new research it has been proved COVID-19 is a respiratory disease and can badly affect your lungs. The new variants of Sars-Cov-2, the double and triple mutants are observed to be more damaging and infectious for your lungs health.

Hence, you need to understand the severity of this new variant of COVID-19. We wrought here the most common symptoms that you need to pay attention to in order to monitor your lungs health.

Severe Breathlessness

This is a most common symptom that you have been infected by the Sars-Cov-2 virus. Breathlessness occurs when the virus spreads and blocks the entry points of oxygenated blood into your lungs.

You should constantly monitor your oxygen levels through an oximeter and seek professional assistance immediately if your oxygen levels reach 92.

Continuous Coughing

Another common symptom of COVID-19 is constant coughing. You get a cough because the virus  causes inflammation and blockage in your lungs. This can range from mild to severe. But if the cough is very bad, seek medical expert intervention.

Pain in the Chest

COVID-19 virus can block the path for oxygen to get into your lungs and cause inflammation in the lung area. This causes chest pain that COVID patient’s experience.

COVID Pneumonia

Severe inflammation in the chest and viral load forces your body to fight back for the lack of oxygen, which can in turn fill your lungs with fluid, giving you pneumonia. It is a severe complication and happens to people who are badly impacted by the virus taking lives of people around us.

This article was originally published at Zee News