Newborn Baby Tests Positive For Coronavirus In London.
A newborn baby in England has been diagnosed with Coronavirus after testing positive.
The child is believed to be the youngest patients with the disease in the world.
Per our information sighted and according to one of Ghana’s entertainment website, Gossips24, the mother was rushed to hospital days earlier with suspected pneumonia and she and her child are being treated at separate hospitals.
The woman was tested at North Middlesex Hospital but the result was not known until after the birth. It is not known whether the child contracted the disease in the womb or was infected during birth.
The mother and baby are being treated at different hospitals with the mother being cared for at North Middlesex Hospital.
The baby was immediately tested for the COVID-19 after the doctors confirmed the mother tested positive.
North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust said: “Two patients at North Middlesex University Hospital have tested positive for coronavirus.
“One has been transferred to a specialist centre and one is being treated in an isolation room.
“The safety of our patients and staff is our top priority, so in following guidance from Public Health England, we are regularly deep cleaning the areas where the patients are cared for and staff who were in close contact with these patients were advised to self-isolate.”
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