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.
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.
ولادة سيدة مصابة بفايروس كورونا بالمدينة المنورة والتي تخضع للحجر الطبي بمستشفى أحد حيث وضعت مولوداً ذكراً وكلاهما بصحة جيدة ولله الحمد.
كما ان السيدة وهي من الجنسية الأفغانية وتبلغ 37 عاماً تُقدم لها الرعايه الصحية اللازمة وسط متابعه حثيثه من قبل الفريق الطبي.
— صـ حـ ـة الـ مـ ـديـ ـنـ ـة الـ منورة (@MOH_Madinah) April 9, 2020
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.