19-year-old, who tested positive for coronavirus, safely delivered a baby girl in Cameroon.
The teenager had initially complained about breathing problems and was kept at the Central Hospital of Yaoundé after her result showed she had coronavirus.
Dr. Sone Charles, one of the doctors at the hospital, said the girl went into premature labor on Saturday night and doctors on duty raced to protect the baby and the mother.
Dr. Yaneu Ngaha, who led the team that assisted with the birth, noted that delivery happened within an hour with no complications.
“It was quite fast.
“The baby came out and we separated her from the mother, who did not touch the child.
“We wore protective jackets and the mother also wore a mask.
The mother and baby are in good condition, Ngaha told CNN.