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Lagos coronavirus patient gives birth to twin

Amidst the ongoing COVID- 19 pandemic, with Lagos state being the most hit with the ravaging virus, the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, has announced that its medical team has delivered a 22-year-old COVID- 19 patient of a set of twins.

The hospital, which is situated at Idi-Araba in Lagos announced the good news via its official Twitter handle on Tuesday.

The hospital disclosed that the woman was delivered of the twins through cesarean section with the help of a team comprises doctors, anaesthetists and nurses, making the number of expecting mothers that have put to bed at the isolation centre to four.

“A team of LUTH doctors, anesthetists and nurses today, Tuesday 19th May, 2020, delivered the fourth expectant mother (22 years old) diagnosed with COVID-19 of a (set of) twins (3.2kg and 3.25kg for girl and boy respectively) through a Cesarean Section,” the statement read.

“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, the Lagos State Government, and the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control.”

Currently, the number of confirmed COVID-19 patients in the country stands at 6,175, with Lagos state alone accounting for 2,624 confirmed cases.

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