Breaking: 22-year-old Covid-19 patient delivered of twins



Hospital's health workers with the twin baby

Again, Lagos State Teaching Hospital (LUTH) has history during the Covid-19 era.

The Lagos-based hospital has announced delivery of a twin baby by a Covid-19 patient.

LUTH Chairman Medical Advisory Committee (CMAC), Prof. Wasiu Adeyemo, who made this known via the hospital’s Twitter account said, “LUTH delivers fourth patient (22 years old) with COVID-19 of twins (3.2kg and 3.25kg for girl and boy respectively) through a Cesaerian Section.

“The babies were delivered via a cesaerian section on Tuesday, May 19.

“The mother and babies are doing well; once again we celebrate our committed frontline staff for this achievement.

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

The latest successful delivery report made it fourth time LUTH medical team would delivered pregnant COVID-19 patients of their babies.

The first patient was a 40-year-old woman who had a baby girl; the second was a 37-year-old woman who had a boy, while the third patient was a 33-year-old woman who was delivered of a boy, also.

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