Naija News learned that the Coronavirus patient delivered the baby through a caesarean section at the Gbagada isolation centre on Saturday.
The governor of Lagos, Babajide Sanwo-Olu who announced the great feat recorded by the State Government through her health workers, said the feat is another validation of the Government’s position that it would stamp out the Coronavirus virus from the State.
His words: “I bring you great news from our isolation facilities. Today, a pregnant COVID19 positive patient was delivered of a baby boy through the caesarian section at the Gbagada Isolation Centre. Both Mother and baby are doing well.
“Today’s achievement is a pointer that our strategies in Lagos state are working and yielding the desired results. It is also a sign of victory and motivation for us as we push ahead in the battle against the Coronavirus pandemic.”
The Lagos State Governor also announced the discharge of 67 more patients from four isolation centres after testing negative two consecutive times for the Coronavirus virus.
Sanwo-Olu said: “As our front line health workers record successes in the battle against #COVID19, we urge citizens to adhere strictly to our public advisories and directives as this is the only way we can break the chain of transmission of the infection and hoist the flag of victory at the end of it all.
“And as we look forward to more great news in the coming days, I urge you all to take responsibility and play your part for a #COVID19FreeLagos #ForAGreaterLagos.”