BREAKING: young COVID-19 patient, 22-year-old, gives birth to twins in Lagos

A young, 22-year-old, coronavirus patient currently under the care of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital(LUTH), Idi-Araba, has been delivered of a set of twins, The PUNCH reports.

The Chairman of the LUTH Medical Advisory Committee, Prof Wasiu Adeyemo, made this known in a statement on Tuesday. He said the delivery is the forth amongs all expectant mothers that have put to bed at the isolation facility.

In has statement, Adeyemo said, “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 mother and babies are doing well.

“Once again, we celebrate our committed frontline staff for this achievement.

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