Russia reported the birth of a COVID-19 infected baby
Reports indicate that the birth was registered in North Ossetia, in the Russian Caucasus, without giving further details about the health of the baby and the mother.
A pregnant woman had been infected with coronavirus, and her baby was born infected, “a spokesman for the regional health ministry said in statements to representatives of the media.
Currently both the mother and the baby are at home, their situation is satisfactory, “added the official.
It is worth mentioning that in mid-April, a baby infected with COVID-19 had already been born in Peru, so the country’s health authorities said it was the “second case” of this nature in the world .
In the case of North Ossetia, the contaminated baby was born in the central hospital in Beslán, where 17 of 35 pregnant women who remain hospitalized while waiting for their delivery are infected with the coronavirus COVID-19 .
These data were revealed by the director of the hospital maternity area, Hasan Tagaiev, quoted by a local television channel.