Tzfat: Coronavirus Patient In Serious Condition Undergoes Successful C-Section


TZFAT (VINnews) — A 27-year-old coronavirus patient in serious condition hospitalized in the Sieff hospital in Tzfat underwent a successful delivery by caesarian section. The baby, who weighed in at 2.4 kilos (5 pounds) was transferred to the local neonatal ICU for further treatment.

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The patient was hospitalized last week suffering from COVID-19 and in her 32nd week of pregnancy. Over the last day she suffered severe respiratory distress and her condition deteriorated. In the wake of the deterioration she was intubated and placed on a ventilator and the hospital’s senior staff decided to perform an emergency C-section

The hospital added that prior to transferring the woman to the coronavirus ward she had received special treatment to help the lungs of her fetus develop.

The father of the child who is also suffering from COVID-19, is in the same hospital in mild condition.


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