Newborn contracts coronavirus in Chattogram
Published: 12:20 PM, 29 May 2020
A one-day-old baby has tested positive for coronavirus in the Chattogram. However, the condition of mother and newborn is stable.
The baby was found to have coronavirus when was five-day-old in a lab test at Chattogram Medical College on Thursday. The child was one-day-old at the time of sample collection.
A 32-year-old woman was admitted to Chattogram General Hospital on the morning of May 24 with coronavirus positive. She gave birth to a child at noon that day in a scissor operation. The sample of the newborn was collected on 25 May while one-day-old and its report came back as Covid-19 positive after four days.
The woman lives in Khulshi area of Chattogram city.