Pregnant COVID-19 patient delivers baby in Kumasi

Pregnant COVID-19 patient delivers baby in Kumasi

- A pregnant woman hospitalised after testing positive for Coronavirus has safely delivered

- The lady was admitted on Thursday, April 23, gave birth to a baby girl at the Kumsi South Hospital on Sunday

- Both the mother and child are reported to be doing very well as health personnel monitor them

- The news of the safe delivery comes after Ghana recorded 271 more cases of COVID-19 on Sunday taking the tally 1550

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A heavily pregnant woman suffering from the dreaded Coronavirus (COVID-19) has safely delivered her baby at the Kumasi South Hospital.

The patient is reported to have delivered a baby girl on the dawn of Sunday, April 26, 2020, while on admission at the hospital for COVID-19.

According to a report YEN.com.gh sighted on Classfmonline.com, the lady is a mother-of-four who was admitted on Thursday, April 23, 2020, after testing positive.

The 35-year-old mother and her baby are safe for no as doctors and nurses monitor them in case of any needed intervention, the report added.

The new mother is one of the 69 cases of COVID-19 in the Ashanti region which happens to be the region with the highest number of cases after Greater Accra.

As earlier reported by YEN.com.gh, the total number of the novel coronavirus cases in Ghana has jumped to 1,550 as of Sunday, April 26, 2020.

The new figure means 271 more cases of the global pandemic have been recorded in the country.

The Greater Accra Region leads with 1,347 cases whilst the Ashanti Region and the Eastern Region follow with 69 and 57 cases respectively.

Other distributions include Oti Region - 17, Central Region - 17, Northern Region - 13, Volta Region - 10, Upper West Region - 8, Upper East Region - 8, North-East Region - 2, Western Region - 1 and Western North Region - 1. Read more: https://yen.com.gh/154747-271-cases-covid-19-recorded-ghana-total-number-hits-1550.html

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