Second coronavirus-positive mother gives birth to healthy baby in Greece


A 31-year-old woman infected with the coronavirus gave birth to a healthy baby in Athens on Monday afternoon. 

The new mother, who had exhibited the typical coronavirus symptoms of cough and high fever, tested positive for COVID-19.

She was subsequently rushed to Attikon hospital in Athens, where she had an emergency cesarean section.

According to media reports, the woman gave birth to a baby weighing 3.5 kilograms, who was tested and has been found to be in excellent health.

Both mother and infant remain in hospital under observation.

Last week, another 24-year-old woman infected with the coronavirus gave birth to a baby who also was not infected.




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