The Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, has announced that a COVID-19 patient has delivered a baby girl at the hospital.
In a tweet on Monday afternoon via its Twitter page, the hospital said the mother and child are doing fine and responding well.
The hospital also appreciated all frontline health workers who are making the country proud by trying to curb the spread of the Coronavirus.
“A team of LUTH Drs, anaesthetists & nurses delivered a woman with Covid19 of a baby girl this afternoon 40yr old mother & 3.3kg baby are doing fine. Our gratitude go to these gallant men & women & all warriors making d nation proud in d face of this scourge,” the tweet read.
A team of LUTH Drs, anaesthetists & nurses delivered a woman with Covid19 of a baby girl this afternoon
40yr old mother & 3.3kg baby are doing fine
— LUTH (@LUTHofficial) April 27, 2020
As at the time of filing this report, the Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, the Nigeria Center of Disease Control (NCDC) and the Lagos State government are yet to react to the news.