22-Year-Old COVID-19 Patient Gives Birth To Twins In Lagos

Reacting to the news, the NCDC director general Dr. Chike Ihekweazu, said he was always proud of Nigerian healthcare workers for pushing on in spite of the challenges.

The newborn twins with the LUTH medical team / Photo credit: LUTH
The newborn twins with the LUTH medical team / Photo credit: LUTH

A 22-year-old COVID-19 patient receiving treatment at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) been delivered of a set of twins.

The LUTH management announced this via its twitter handle on Tuesday.

It tweeted, “A team of LUTH doctors, anesthetists and nurses today, Tuesday 19th May, 2020, delivered the fourth expectant mother (22 years old) diagnosed with COVID-19 of a (set of) twins (3.2kg and 3.25kg for girl and boy respectively) through a Cesarean Section. The mother and babies are doing well.

“Once again, we celebrate our committed frontline staff for this achievement.”

The LUTH management also expressed its appreciation to the Federal Government, Lagos State Government and the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) for their support.

“We also appreciate the support of the Federal Government, the Lagos State Government, and the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control.”

Reacting to the news, the NCDC director general Dr. Chike Ihekweazu, said he was always proud of Nigerian healthcare workers for pushing on in spite of the challenges.

“Always proud of #Nigerian healthcare workers. Despite the challenges, pushing quietly every day. We will not stop #keeppushing”, he said.

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