- A premature baby born to Ghanaian parents in Britain has become the country's youngest survivor of COVID-19
- The young baby named Emmanuel Boateng was in intensive care after being born 3 months earlier than his standard date for weeks until he was mature
- Just 10 days later, he fell ill and was returned to the hospital, only to be found to have contracted COVID-19
Emmanuel Boateng, a young baby born in Britain to Ghanaian parents has become the country's youngest survivor of COVID-19 after fully recovering from the pandemic.
The young child's mother narrated the incident in a video report sighted by Legit.ng on the verified YouTube channel of The Telegraph.
The woman indicated that after learning that her tiny baby had been infected with coronavirus, all her hopes were dashed completely and she lost all prospects of having her baby back in good health.
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What made matters worse was that young Emmanuel was born three months before his standard delivery date and spent the first few weeks of his life in intensive care, after which he was discharged.
Reports indicate that just 10 days later, the baby fell ill and was rushed to Kings College Hospital where he was diagnosed with both sepsis and coronavirus.
Emmanuel spent 37 days in the hospital with the virus, 21 in intensive care, where the newborn’s parents were unable to visit him due to social distancing restrictions until his recovery.
In other news, as the body of one Babafemi Adebayo who recently died of coronavirus in Brazil was being bundled, his widow could be seen in a video broken down in tears as she begged him to wake up.
The woman begged her husband to wake up, saying his mother and children are at home.
The woman said: “Babafemi are you sleeping? Please wake up. Your mother is at home, your children are at home, your elder and younger siblings are at home. Please wake in the name of Jesus. Jesus have mercy on me. Jesus, take pity on me."
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