Dr Sandip Sengupta, Head of Gynecology Department at NBMC&H while speaking to ANI. (Photo/ANI)
Dr Sandip Sengupta, Head of Gynecology Department at NBMC&H while speaking to ANI. (Photo/ANI)

COVID-19 positive woman gives birth to healthy child in Siliguri

ANI | Updated: May 27, 2020 09:11 IST


Siliguri (West Bengal) [India], May 27 (ANI): A COVID-19 positive woman on Tuesday gave birth to a healthy female child at North Bengal Medical College & Hospital (NBMC&H) in Siliguri.

Dr Sandip Sengupta, Head of Gynecology Department at NBMC&H told ANI, "A coronavirus positive woman gave birth to a female child. As of now, the newborn is healthy."
Congratulating his team involved in the delivery of the newborn, Dr Sengupta said, "Initially, there was a fear factor, not only to the people but also amongst the health care workers dealing with COVID-19 pandemic."
"Both Mother and Child are doing good as of now. If needed, we will be shifting them to the COVID-19 dedicated hospital later," he added. (ANI)

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