Kasargod, April 12, 2020: Amid the growing number of coronavirus infections and deaths in the country, a good news was reported from Kasargod. A pregnant woman who recovered from coronavirus just five days ago gave birth to a healthy baby on Saturday.
The 23-year-old woman, who hails from Kasargod, tested negative two days back. But she was not discharged as she was about to deliver. Her husband had also recovered from the COVID-19 infection.
The doctors delivered the baby wearing personal protection equipment (PPEs) and the samples of the baby have been sent for testing, reports news agency PTI. Kasargod is one of the worst affected districts in Kerala and has been identified as a coronavirus hotspot.
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, who shared the news at a press meet on Saturday, said, "The mother and child are safe and healthy. Congratulations to them, the doctors, and the health workers who treated them."