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BREAKING: 22-Year-Old COVID-19 Patient Gives Birth To Twins In Lagos

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BREAKING: 22-Year-Old COVID-19 Patient Gives Birth To Twins In Lagos

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A 22-year-old COVID-19 patient has given birth to a set of twins at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, Lagos.

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LUTH Chairman, Medical Advisory Committee, Prof Wasiu Adeyemo made this known in a statement on Tuesday.

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.

“We also appreciate the support of the Federal Government, the Lagos State Government, and the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control.”

Recall that a 33-year-old COVID-19 patient also gave birth at LUTH on May 15 while a 37-year-oldCOVID-19 patient gave birth on May 9.

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Ayomide Ayano

A writer, communicator, Graduate of the Nigerian Institute of Journalism and a Christian.

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