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22-year-old COVID-19 patient gives birth to twins in LUTH

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22-year-old COVID-19 patient gives birth to twins in LUTH

A 22-year-old COVID-19 patient has been delivered of a set of twins at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi Araba, Surulere.

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi, stated this in a tweet on Tuesday.

He noted that the woman was the fourth coronavirus patient to be delivered of babies at the hospital.

“Today, 19th May, 2020 @LUTHofficial recorded the fourth delivery involving #COVID19 cases.

“The latest is the delivery of twins – (boy and girl) 3.25kg and 3.2kg, respectively. The mother, a 22-year-old lady, tested positive for #COVID19 and was admitted for treatment and necessary observations for the last stage of pregnancy.

“The delivery was carried out through successful Cesarean Section by the medical team @LUTHofficial,” Abayomi wrote.

The commissioner thanked the doctors, nurses and other health workers at the hospital for their dedication and diligence.

He appealed to residents with symptoms of COVID-19, irrespective of their state of health, to go for testing and treatment.

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