The Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba, has said it has successfully delivered a COVID-19 patient, a 37-year-old woman, of a baby boy.
Wasiu Adeyemo, Chairman of the Medical Advisory Committee of LUTH, who disclosed this to journalists on Tuesday, said the baby was delivered via a caesarean section on Saturday, May 9.
“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.
Wasiu said, “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.”