A 22-year-old COVID-19 patient was yesterday delivered of a set of twin, a boy and a girl (3.25kg and 3.2kg) respectively at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH). It was the fourth delivery involving COVID-19 patients recorded at LUTH. The Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi who disclosed this on his verified twitter handle @ProfAkinAbayomi explained that the 22-year-old lady tested positive to COVID-19 and was admitted for treatment and necessary observations for the last stage of pregnancy.
The delivery, he said, was carried out through a successful cesarean section by the hospital’s medical team. Appreciating the doctors, nurses and other health workers for their dedication and diligence, he appealed to Lagos residents with symptoms of COVID-19 irrespective of their state of health, to make themselves available for testing and treatment.