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Coronavirus: Woman delivers baby same day after testing positive

Filed on February 4, 2020
coronavirus, baby, china, wuhan, ncov


The newborn girl weighed about 3kg.

A pregnant woman in China, who tested positive for the novel coronavirus, delivered a healthy baby girl the same day.

Doctors in Heilongjiang province performed Caesarean section on the woman who was 38 weeks pregnant when brought to hospital. According to a report in Manila Bulletin, the woman had mild fever and tested positive for coronavirus on Thursday, the hospital in Harbin City said.

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The newborn girl weighed about 3kg and fortunately tested negative for the novel coronavirus.

While, the mother's body temperature had returned to normal by Sunday, she and her baby are in quarantine with two special medical teams designated for their observation and treatment.

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