SARATOV, May 22 - RIA Novosti. Saratov doctors successfully delivered a second patient infected with a coronavirus infection, the results of the baby's tests for COVID-19 have not yet been received, the regional health ministry said on Friday.
Earlier, the Minister of Health of the region, Oleg Kostin, said on May 19 that last week at the COVID hospital at the city hospital 10 in Saratov, a resident of Saratov who had a coronavirus infection gave birth to a daughter who was also diagnosed with COVID-19. The condition of both was assessed as satisfactory.
"Yesterday at the 10th clinical hospital in the city of Saratov, in our" covid "hospital, the second birth took place. A young girl with coronavirus gave birth to a daughter. gynecologists worked in protective suits, "- reported on the page of the Ministry of Health of the region in Instagram.
"The child was transferred to the regional children's infectious diseases hospital in a separate box, we are waiting for the results of the study on COVID-19. Mom comes to her senses and is being treated at the 10th hospital. We will resolve the issue of their joint stay," the department notes.
Also, the Ministry of Health published a video showing how doctors in protective suits performed a caesarean section, as a result of which a baby was born.
In total, 2,223 cases of coronavirus infection have been laboratory-confirmed in the region, including 84 in the last 24 hours. The coronavirus claimed the lives of 16 patients, 699 recovered.
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