Coronavirus patient in Nagpur gives birth to a child

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Nagpur: A 70-year-old coronavirus patient died at Indira Gandhi Government MedicalCollege & Hospital (IGGMCH) here on Wednesday.

On the same premises, a 28-year-old woman gave birth to a child during the day and tested positive for virus too, an official said.

Deputy Medical Superintendent of IGGMCH Sagar Pandey said the deceased man was asymptomatic and was admitted a few days ago.

He had cardiac arrest in the evening, Pandey said.

In the same hospital, a 28-year-old woman gave birth to a child on Wednesday.

She had been admitted in IGGMCH for delivery but as she was a resident of containment zone, doctors took her swab for virus test.

She gave birth to a baby girl, bu also tested positive for coronavirus.

“The infant will be tested for infection after three days,” Dr Pandey said.