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Covid-19 pregnant woman delivers baby at Wenlock

Covid-19 pregnant woman delivers baby at Wenlock

Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, June 12, 2020:   A pregnant woman who had arrived from Mumbai and was  tested positive for Covid-19 has delivered a  baby through Caesarean at the Wenlock Covid Hospital. Doctors have informed that the mother and child are  healthy.



The woman hailing from a village near Mangaluru had arrived from Mumbai on Monday. As she was  suffering from weakness she had come to Ladygoschen Hospital for a check-up. On coming to know that she had arrived from Mumbai, she was placed in quarantine in Wenlock. Her throat swab sample was  subsequently collected and the  report revealed she was Covid-19 positive. She was then shifted to a separate ward and on Thursday she delivered a baby through Caesarean. As the woman had blood pressure problems   doctors had to perform a Caesarean.

District Health Officer Dr Ramachandra Bairi said a Covid-19 test will be done on the baby after a few days.

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