COVID-19 Patient delivers a baby boy in Lagos


A COVID-19 patient has delivered a baby boy in Lagos state.

The Lagos State Ministry of Health has made this known via its official twitter handle.

Subsequently, the pregnant woman was diagnosed with having a novel coronavirus.

However, the health workers in Lagos has helped in the delivery of the baby boy in a safe way.

Precisely, the 2.9kg baby boy was delivered at the Gbagada Isolation Centre in Lagos.

According to the LSMOH, it was reported that both the baby and mother are doing well.


“A pregnant woman diagnosed with #COVID19 was delivered of a baby boy weighing 2.9kg by our frontline health workers at Gbagada Isolation Centre today. Both Mother and Baby are doing well.”

Subsequently, Lagos state commissioner of Health, Akin Abayomi has taken to his official twitter handle to acclaimed the effort of the health workers.

“On behalf of #COVID19Lagos Incident Commander, Governor of Lagos State@jidesanwoolu, I am excited to announce the successful delivery of a baby boy weighing 2.9kg by health workers of @LSMOH at the Gbagada #COVID19 Care Centre on Friday, May 16, 2020.”

“The mother of the baby: a 33-year-old; #COVID19 patient was successfully operated upon by our management team trained in infection prevention and control as well as management of #COVID19 cases.

“Routine monitoring of mother and baby by Paediatrician is ongoing as both baby and mother are in stable clinical conditions. We wish to once again acknowledge our amazing health care workers for their steadfastness at this challenging period. Together we can defeat #COVID19 #ForGreaterLagos!”

“We at @LSMOHappreciate frontline health workers at @LUTHofficialand other #COVID19Lagos care centers for the amazing work in the heat of the global pandemic. @followlsg appreciates you all for your efforts at providing care to patients #ForAGreaterLagos”

Also, frontline health workers at @LUTHofficialon Thursday 14th of May, 2020 took delivery of a baby boy involving a #COVID19 patient through caesarian operation for the 3rd time running.



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