Couple names firstborn baby girl "Covid Marie," believes she brings hope amid crisis

Couple names firstborn baby girl "Covid Marie," believes she brings hope amid crisis

- A couple in Bacolod City named their firstborn baby with "Covid Marie"

- The young couple believes that she will bring hope, noting that she was born during a pandemic

- The little baby was born on April 13, when the city was under the enhanced community quarantine

- Covid Marie's parents dream that someday, she will finish school and become a doctor

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A baby was named by her parents with "Covid Marie" since she was born during a pandemic, and while the city where her parents lived was under an enhanced community quarantine.

KAMI learned that e-trike driver John Tupas and Colline Tabesa, both came up with a mutual decision to name their firstborn baby with a coronavirus-related name, Covid Marie.

Rappler reported that as per the couple, they believe that their daughter will be bringing hope, that people will continue to keep their optimism despite the crisis.

Weighing 2.6 pounds, Covid Marie was born on April 13. Her parents have high hopes that someday, she will become a doctor. Here are photos of Baby Covid Marie, as posted by Adrian Prietos.

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In a previous report by KAMI, the government faced problems when they imposed the initial community quarantine, which was elevated into enhanced community quarantine. It also suspended transportation causing massive problems with commuters.

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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