40-year-old coronavirus patient delivered of baby girl at LUTH


A coronavirus patient has been delivered of a baby girl at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, Lagos.

The hospital made this known on Monday via Twitter.

According to the tweet, the medical team which achieved the feat comprises doctors, anaesthetists and nurses.

It said: “A team of LUTH doctors, anaesthetists and nurses delivered a woman with COVID-19 of a baby girl this afternoon. The 40-year-old mother and 3.3kg baby are doing fine.

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

The medical team were all dressed in personal protective equipment (PPE).

The hospital had on April 19 said it successfully delivered a 68-year-old woman of a set of twins, following an IVF conception.