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Just In: COVID-19 Patient Delivered Of Baby At LUTH


Just In: COVID-19 Patient Delivered Of Baby At LUTH

Lagos doctors deliver Coronavirus patient of a baby girl

Heroes: LUTH Doctors who delivered the Covid-19 patient of the baby

A 40-year-old Coronavirus patient has been delivered of a baby girl on Monday at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH).

The hospital broke the news in a tweet on Monday afternoon, saying the mother and child are well and alive.

The tweet reads;

A team of LUTH Drs, anaesthetists & nurses delivered a woman with Covid19 of a baby girl this afternoon 40yr old mother & 3.3kg baby are doing fine. Our gratitude go to these gallant men & women & all warriors making d nation proud in d face of this scourge.

The Chairman Medical Advisory Committee of the hospital, Prof. Wasiu Adeyemo said the newborn was doing well but her sample would be taken for a test soon, the Punch reports.

He said;

The chance of the baby being COVID-19 is unlikely but we have to take her sample for testing, but she is doing well. The baby is going to be with her mother in a separate ward and room in our isolation centre.

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