Coronavirus: Woman delivers baby same day after testing positive

  • Coronavirus: Woman delivers baby same day after testing positive

Coronavirus: Woman delivers baby same day after testing positive

According to the information received, it has been learned that a pregnant woman has given birth to a child in a hospital in Harbin, capital of Heilongjiang province, Norwegian China. She went into labor shortly after being diagnosed with the widespread virus.

According to the hospital, the baby weighed 3.05 kilograms and was given a 10 Apgar score at birth.

According to global reports, the boy is delivered healthy and has been sent to Wuhan's Children's hospital for further tests. She was taken to Harbin Sixth People's Hospital in Heilongjiang, and doctors made a decision to deliver the baby via caesarian section.

The medics wearing full hazmat suits were later themselves isolated at a precaution
The medics wearing full hazmat suits were later themselves isolated at a precaution

"The patient was anxious as we brought her to the operating theater", said Dr. Yu Dan, an obstetrician from Harbin Red Cross Central Hospital. "In addition to that, she was accompanied by no family members, as all had been placed in quarantine as either confirmed or suspected cases".

While, the mother's body temperature had returned to normal by Sunday, she and her baby are in quarantine with two special medical teams designated for their observation and treatment. The coronavirus was tested twice after the child was born, both times the test was found to be negative, after which doctors breathed a sigh of relief. The outlet reports that the unnamed child will remain under observation for the next 14 days.