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The Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba, says it has successfully delivered a COVID-19 patient, a 22-year-old woman, of twins.
This brings to four the number of COVID-19 pregnant patients that have delivered at the teaching hospital in the last four weeks.
LUTH Chairman, Medical Advisory Committee, Prof. Wasiu Adeyemo, disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday, assuring that mother and her babies are doing well at the hospital’s isolation centre.
Adeyemo said, “LUTH delivers fourth patient (22 years old) with COVID-19 of a [set of] twins (3.2kg and 3.25kg for girl and boy respectively) through a Cesarean Section.
“Today, Tuesday 19th May, 2020. The mother and babies are doing well
“Once again, 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.”
Before Tuesday’s delivery, a 33-year-old mother was delivered of a baby boy via CS by the hospital on Thursday, 14th May, 2020.
Also, a 37-year-old COVID-19 mother was delivered of a baby boy via Cesarean section on Saturday, 9th May, 2020 by the hospital.
LUTH had also, on April 27, successfully delivered a 40-year-old COVID-19 patient of a baby girl, bringing the number of deliveries in its isolation centres to four.