- Another coronavirus patient has been delivered of a baby at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi Araba
- The 37-year-old woman was delivered of a baby boy via caesarean section on Saturday, May 9
- This happened two weeks after a 40-year-old COVID-19 patient was delivered of a baby girl at LUTH
The Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba, has successfully delivered another COVID-19 patient of a baby boy.
According to Sahara Reporters, the 37-year-old woman was delivered of the baby via caesarean section on Saturday, May 9.
Legit.ng gathers that this was disclosed on Tuesday, May 12, by the chairman of the Medical Advisory Committee of LUTH, Wasiu Adeyemo.
Recall that LUTH had on April 27 successfully delivered a 40-year-old COVID-19 patient of a baby girl.
Adeyemo said: “A team of LUTH doctors, anaesthetists and nurses delivered another woman diagnosed with COVID-19 of a baby boy (birth weight: 2.6kg).
“The 37-year-old mother was delivered of the baby via caesarean section on Saturday, 9th May, 2020.
“Our gratitude goes to these gallant men and women and all warriors making d nation proud in d face of this scourge.
“We celebrate our committed frontline staff for this achievement.”
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that the Lagos University Teaching Hospital announced the delivery of a set of twins from an elderly couple.
The hospital shared the good news on Sunday, April 19, 2020. Taking to its official page on the popular microblogging platform, Twitter, the hospital gave more details about the new parents and the birth of the twins.
LUTH explained that the mother of the twins is a 68-year-old woman. According to the teaching hospital, the woman got pregnant for the first time and she was successfully delivered of her twin children.
The hospital noted that the new mother got pregnant through In Vitro Fertilisation popularly called IVF. LUTH said that she was delivered through an elective cesarean section at 37 weeks on Tuesday, April 14, 2020.
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