1st baby birth from a COVID19 infected woman in KSA

Last week Saudi Arabia was added in the list of the countries where coronavirus infected pregnant mothers delivered babies. It was the first birth registered in Saudi Arabia.

Previously China, South Korea, and several other countries have reported several cases where coronavirus infected mother delivered a child. Some kids born from infected mothers also tested positive for novel COVID -19.

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The mother who delivered the child in Saudi Arabia was infected with the diseases and she was kept in quarantine at Uhud Hospital in Madinah Munawwara.  She delivered a healthy baby boy. The official spokesperson for health affairs in Medina said the woman is an Afghan national.

She was infected with the virus when she gave birth to a child. He further assured that both the baby and his mother are in good health. The spokesman also ensured the health care necessities provided to both of them.

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Steve has been living in Saudi Arabia since 2013 and writing about Saudi rules, regulations, guides, and procedures since then.