The Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, LUTH has given birth to a baby boy from a coronavirus patient aged 37 in the hospital successfully.
The Lagos State Hospital made this known in a press statement released on Tuesday which said, “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, 9th May. The mother and baby are doing well, we celebrate our committed frontline staff for this achievement.”
The delivery is the second time the hospital has successfully delivered a coronavirus patient of a baby after they delivered a baby from a coronavirus patient aged 40 on the 27th of April. The coronavirus status of the baby is yet to be made known.
Lagos has 1,933 confirmed cases with 502 discharged and 33 deaths as of Tuesday 12th May.
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