- A pregnant nurse in UK was infected with coronavirus and was admitted to the hospital
- Doctors were able to save her baby through an emergency cesarean section
- The mother died but thankfully, her baby was in good health, according to the hospital where she was admitted
- The woman had no serious illness, but she was working at the hospital ward, treating coronavirus patients
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A pregnant nurse in UK who contracted the coronavirus died, but her baby was saved and is now in good health.
The 28-year-old Mary Agyeiwaa Agyapong has been working at the Luton and Dunstable University Hospital for five years, particularly at the general ward.
The mother underwent an emergency cesarean operation as soon as she was admitted at the hospital.
According to Independent, Agyapong had no serious health conditions. She was working at the ward, where coronavirus patients were being treated.
As per ABS-CBN, it was not yet clear whether the baby or the husband of Agyapong tested positive.
The chief executive of Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust, the one running the hospital where Agyapong was working said that the survival of her baby was a "beacon of light at this very dark time," New York Post reported.
Mary was described as a "fabulous nurse" by her colleagues.
In a previous report by KAMI, doctors have died after being infected by COVID-19. They are among the frontliners who attend to the patients rushing to hospitals amid pandemic.
The coronavirus outbreak started out in Wuhan, Hubei Province of China. Scientists believed that the virus came from an animal at one of Wuhan's wet markets. At present, the Philippines is under a state of calamity while the entire Luzon is under an enhanced community quarantine.
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