COVID-19: Infected woman who gave birth while on admission recovers

COVID-19: Infected woman who gave birth while on admission recovers

- A pregnant COVID-19 patient who reportedly put to bed a bouncy baby boy while on admission has made and full recovery.

- As expected, of a once positive patient, she was tested twice for the virus and came out negative on both occasions

- Her discharge comes two weeks after she was delivered of a baby boy

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A pregnant COVID-19 patient who reportedly put to bed a bouncy baby boy while on admission at the Tarkwa Apinto Government Hospital has made and full recovery and subsequently discharged.

As expected, of a once positive patient, she was tested twice for the virus and came out negative on both occasions

Her discharge comes two weeks after she was delivered of a baby boy whose results came out negative after the required tests.

COVID-19: Infected woman who gave birth while on admission recovers

Infected woman who gave birth while on admission recovers Source: Citinewsroom.com
Source: UGC

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Dr. Joseph Darko of the Apinto Government Hospital and other medical staff at the hospital were filled with joy when her tests came out negative and was cleared to go home.

“It is with great joy we had to discharge our COVID-19 pregnant mother and her baby. In fact, she underwent surgery and had a baby boy whose sample also came out negative. Her second sample came negative and so she was declared recovered of COVID-19," he said.

In photos shared by Citi News, she was given a guard of honor in appreciation of a long stay as she left the hospital with her baby, both hale and hearty.

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Meanwhile, Ghana’s COVID-19 case count has risen to 10,856 after 498 new cases were confirmed.

This is according to the Ghana Health Service’s latest update on Friday morning, June 12, 2020.

Ninety-seven (97) additional persons who contracted the virus have now recovered, raising the recovery count to 3,921.

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