A pregnant woman who tested positive for COVID-19 has delivered a baby boy at the Gbagada Isolation centre in Lagos state.
This was contained in a statement released by Lagos state Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Saturday, May 16, 2020.
“I bring you great news from our isolation facilities. Today, a pregnant COVID19 positive patient was delivered of a baby boy through the caeserian section at the Gbagada Isolation Centre. Both Mother and baby are doing well.
“Today’s achievement is a pointer that our strategies in Lagos state are working and yielding the desired results. It is also a sign of victory and motivation for us as we push ahead in the battle against the Coronavirus pandemic.”
The Governor also announced that 67 persons were discharged from various isolation centres across the state after they made full recoveries from the novel virus.
“Also, 67 fully recovered COVID19Lagos patients; 22 females and 45 males including 3 foreign nationals – 2 Indians and a Chinese were discharged to join the society.”
“The patients; 24 from the Mainland Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba, 22 from Onikan, 11 from Agidingbi, 2 from Lekki and 8 from Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) Isolation Centres were discharged having tested negative to COVID-19 in two consecutive readings.”