Tuesday, May 19, 2020

22-Year-Old COVID-19 Patient Gives Birth To Twins

Medical team of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, Lagos on Tuesday delivered a 22-year-old COVID-19 patient of a set of twins.

22-Year-Old COVID-19 Patient Gives Birth To Twins

The hospital said the woman was delivered of the twins through cesarean section with the help of a team which comprises doctors, anaesthetists and nurses.

It said that so far, the number of expectant mothers that has put to bed at the isolation facility is four.

The statement read;

A team of LUTH doctors, anesthetists and nurses today, Tuesday 19th May, 2020, delivered the fourth expectant mother (22 years old) diagnosed with COVID-19 of a (set of) twins (3.2kg and 3.25kg for girl and boy respectively) through a Cesarean Section,”

The mother and babies are doing well. Once again, we celebrate our committed frontline staff for this achievement.

We also appreciate the support of the Federal Government, the Lagos State Government, and the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control.

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