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Woman with COVID-19 gives birth in a Bacolod isolation facility

/ 05:20 PM May 19, 2021

BACOLOD CITY –– A 20-year-old woman with COVID-19 gave birth at an isolation facility in this city on Tuesday, May 18.

The Barangay Estefania resident gave birth to a baby girl at the city government’s Midway Isolation Facility in Barangay Alijis, said Joemarie Vargas, head of the Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office cluster.

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The woman was being readied for transfer by ambulance to the Bacolod City Lying-In and Birthing Center when she suddenly gave birth.

Medical responders assisted a midwife of the City Health Office in the delivery.

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The mother and her baby were later transferred to an isolation room at the Bacolod City Lying-In and Birthing Center.

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