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37yrs old covid-19 women delivers baby in LUTH isolation center

By Monsuru Olowoopejo

A 37years old woman earlier diagnosed with coronavirus in Lagos State has been delivered of a baby boy at one of the isolation centre.

The mother, name withheld, was earlier placed under isolation at Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, one of the designated centres, after testing positive to coronavirus in the state.

Confirming the development on Tuesday, the  management of LUTH, in a press statement made available to newsmen, hinted that the birth delivery was done through caesarean section.


The statement read, “A team of LUTH doctors, anaesthetists and nurses delivered another woman diagnosed with COVID-19 of a baby boy (Birth weight: 2.6kg).

“The 37-year-old mother was delivered of the baby via a caesarean section on Saturday, May 9. The mother and baby are doing well. We celebrate our committed frontline staff for this achievement”.

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