BREAKING: COVID-19 patient delivered of baby at LUTH

BREAKING: COVID-19 patient delivered of baby at LUTH

A COVID-19 patient has been delivered of a baby at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH).

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

"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 tweet read.

In other news, Ekiti State Government last week confirmed the death of a pregnant woman with Coronavirus.

She reportedly died on Wednesday. But her baby was said to be alive.

The Commissioner for Health, Mojisola Yahaya-Kolade, confirmed this to journalists in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital.

"The deceased, a pregnant 29-year-old female community health worker based in Lagos, was said to have sneaked into Ekiti in spite of the lockdown order in place", the Commissioner added.

 

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