Infant Delivered By COVID-19 Patient Is Healthy, Tests Negative For Coronavirus

9 May, 2020 21:05 IST|Sakshi
Image for Representation

HYDERABAD:In a positive development, samples collected from the infant baby boy delivered by a COVID-19 patient, tested negative for coronavirus on Saturday, health officials said.

The 27-year-old woman of Hyderabad, heavily pregnant, was recently infected with Coronavirus and was being treated at the Gandhi Hospital. She gave birth to a baby boy at the hospital on Friday.

The doctors had to perform the C-Section procedure on the woman to facilitate the birth of the baby boy. In this process, The Gandhi Hospital doctors achieved a unique distinction of successfully conducting the C-Section on a COVID-19 patient. As reported earlier, both the mother and the newborn are doing well.


"It is quite gratifying to know the COVID-19 (disease) has not infected the infant baby boy, whose health condition is stable. I must congratulate the staff of Gandhi Hospital for taking good care of the infant and the mother," Health Minister Eatela Rajender was quoted in a section of the media as saying.


As of now, Telangana has reported 1,133 cases of COVID-19. The fatalities due to the dreaded virus remains at 29 in the state.

Also Read: COVID-19: Gandhi Hospital To Start Plasma Therapy From Monday

Load Comments
Hide Comments
More News
Telangana Records 41 New COVID-19 Cases
Warangal Migrants Death Mystery Solved
'Insufficient' Relief Package, Says Owaisi
KCR Extends Eid-ul-Fitr Greetings
TPCC Visit Sparks Tension At OU
Four Kuwait Returnees Test Positive For COVID-19 In Telangana
India's First COVID-19 Mobile ICU!
TS EAMCET To Be Held From July 6
4 More Hyderabad Cops Test COVID-19 Positive?
COVID-19 Kills 3 More In Telangana
Entertainment
Unseen Flashback Pic Of Ranbir Kapoor!
Is ‘Thala’ Ajith Unwell?
Bollywood Beauty To Act With Pawan Kalyan
Naga Babu Targets Gandhi Again!
Video: Sitara Turns Manicurist!
Two Special Dates For Nagarjuna!