ITANAGAR: It's good news that amidst the coronavirus pandemic, two COVID-19 patients have given birth to two healthy babies at the State-run Tomo Riba Institute of Health and Medical Sciences (TRIHMS) in the Naharlagun town of Papum Pare district on Wednesday. Both the babies — a boy and a girl — have tested negative for the virus, said the hospital Director, Dr Moji Jini on Thursday.
Giving details, Dr Jini added that while a 32-year-old woman from the Capital Complex region gave birth to a girl weighing three kg, another woman from Seppa in East Kameng district gave birth to a boy weighing 3.2 kg.
Earlier on July 22, a coronavirus patient gave birth to a boy at the TRIHMS, becoming the first infected pregnant woman to deliver her baby in the State.
The medical team that helped the women deliver their babies includes Dr Paya Liyak, Dr Marinda Panggeng and anaesthetist Dr Naomi Saring.