The baby with health officials

A 33-year-old Coronavirus patient has delivered a baby boy at Gbagada General Hospital Isolation Centre, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria.

Lagos Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi disclosed this on Saturday in a tweet.

According to Abayomi, “On behalf of COVID-19 Lagos Incident Commander, Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, I am excited to announce the successful delivery of a baby boy weighing 2.9kg by health workers of
Lagos State Ministry of Health at the Gbagada COVID-19 Care Centre on Saturday, May 16, 2020.

“The mother of the baby: a 33-year-old COVID-19 patient was successfully operated upon by our management team trained in infection prevention and control as well as management of COVID-19 cases.”

Abayomi said routine monitoring of mother and baby by Paediatrician was ongoing, as both baby and mother were in stable clinical conditions.

“We wish to once again acknowledge our amazing heath care workers for their steadfastness at this challenging period,” he said.