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COVID-positive woman delivers twins through C-section in Jammu

Both the babies are COVID-19 negative and have been kept separate from the mother, said Dr.Arun Sharma, the medical superintendent of Maternal and Child Health Hospital in Gandhinagar.

Published: 20th April 2021 12:36 PM  |   Last Updated: 20th April 2021 12:36 PM   |  A+A-

First COVID positive mother was operated and Caesarian done to deliver 2 healthy twin female babies at MCH COVID Hospital Gandhinagar of Government medical college Jammu. (Photo | Twitter)

By PTI

JAMMU: A coronavirus-positive woman delivered healthy twins at a government hospital here on Monday, officials said.

"Both the babies are COVID-19 negative and have been kept separate from the mother," said Dr.Arun Sharma, the medical superintendent of Maternal and Child Health Hospital in Gandhinagar here.

The mother and babies are fine and healthy, he said.

The baby girls were born by caesarean section.

According to a hospital spokesperson, it was first such surgery conducted here since it was turned into a COVID-19 facility in June last year.

The 200-bed MCH Hospital in Gandhinagar has treated more than 700 COVID-19 patients till date, was made COVID hospital and the first patient was admitted in June last year and till date, the spokesperson said.



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