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Covid patient gives birth

It is the second such instance in the state that a Covid patient gave birth during isolation.

Published: 30th April 2020 06:42 AM  |   Last Updated: 30th April 2020 06:42 AM   |  A+A-

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By Express News Service

KANNUR: The Covid-19 situation has already posed many a testing moment for the committed medical team of Government Medical College Hospital, Pariyaram, especially for the gynaecology department. On Wednesday, the gynaecology team led by Dr S Ajith successfully performed their second Caesarian on a Covid patient, who was declared recovered only on Monday.  During the surgery, the 27-year-old woman from Cheruvancheri gave birth to a baby boy weighing 3.2kg at 11.55am.  

It is the second such instance in the state that a Covid patient gave birth during isolation. The first such incident too had taken place at the Pariyaram Medical College Hospital on April 11 when a woman from Kumbla in Kasaragod gave birth to a baby boy. She too had tested negative before the surgery.

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