The Management of Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi Araba, has disclosed the delivery of a 33-year-old coronavirus patient of a baby boy.
LUTH Chairman, Medical Advisory Committee, Prof Wasiu Adeyemo made this disclosure through a statement released to newsmen on Friday.
Prof. Wasiu said both mother and son were doing well, adding that the development brought the number of births at the isolation centre to three.
He said that the mother, name withheld, was earlier placed under isolation at one of the hospital’s designated centres, after testing positive to coronavirus in the state.
“LUTH delivers a third patient (33-year-old) with COVID-19 of a baby boy. A team of LUTH doctors, anaesthetists and nurses the woman of a baby boy (3kg).
“The baby was delivered via a caesarian section on Thursday, 14th May 2020. The mother and baby are doing well. We celebrate our committed frontline staff for this achievement.
“We also appreciate the support of the Federal Government, Lagos State Government and Nigeria Centre for Disease Control,” the statement said.Follow us on social media