Ohio mom recovering from coronavirus describes early symptoms: 'Unlike anything I've ever had before'

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Ohio resident Amy Driscoll told "Tucker Carlson Tonight" on Wednesday that she is still experiencing symptoms a week after learning that she had tested positive for COVID-19.

"It was quite the experience," Driscoll said. "I wasn't prepared to be sick. When I got sick, I really wasn't thinking about it, and I went from being, you know, doing my everyday life, and, ten hours later, I was really suffering, struggling to breathe, struggling to take a deep breath."

Driscoll, 48, said she was at work one day when she experienced chest pain, accompanied by fever and a "very heavy" dry cough.

"It was just really quite scary, and unlike anything I've ever had before."

— Amy Driscoll, 'Tucker Carlson Tonight'

"It was just really quite scary, and unlike anything I've ever had before," she explained.

"My heart was racing. When I woke up from having fallen asleep on the couch after I had gotten home from work, my heart was just racing, kind of all over the place, and I just really struggled to get a deep breath in. My chest hurt terribly, and it felt like I had a vice grip around my chest. It was really not like anything I had ever had before," Driscoll explained.

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A week after first experiencing symptoms, Driscoll said her cough and fever are gone, but she is "still not better."

" I struggle to go up and down the steps," she said. "I feel like my brain says, 'Go ahead and do the things you want to do,' and then I get up and my body is like, 'Oh, no, we are not doing that.'"

Driscoll told Tucker Carlson she continues to feel "extremely weak," but remains optimistic.

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"Tired. Napping. The cough is gone, the fever is gone, the headache still lingers ... it has just really been quite a recovery, but I'm starting to feel a little better."