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BREAKING: Another COVID-19 pregnant patient delivers at LUTH

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BREAKING: Another COVID-19 pregnant patient delivers at LUTH

The Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, says it has successfully delivered another COVID-19 patient, a 37-year-old woman, of a baby boy.

In a statement via its official Twitter handle @LUTHOfficial on Tuesday, the tertiary hospital says, “A team of LUTH doctors, anaesthetists and nurses delivered another woman diagnosed with COVID-19 of a baby boy weighing 2.6kg.

“The 37-year-old mother was delivered of the baby via caesarean section on Saturday, 9th May, 2020.”

LUTH chairman, Medical Advisory Committee, Prof. Wasiu Adeyemo, who announced the delivery, said mother and baby were doing well.

“Our gratitude goes to these gallant men and women and all warriors making the nation proud in the face of this scourge.

“We celebrate our committed frontliine staff for this achievement”

LUTH had, on April 27, successfully delivered a 40-year-old COVID-19 patient of a baby girl.

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