‘Baby Survivor’: 16-day old baby becomes PH youngest COVID-19 survivor

‘Baby Survivor’: 16-day old baby becomes PH youngest COVID-19 survivor

- The Department of Health announced that a 16-old baby became the youngest COVID-19 survivor in the Philippines

- The DOH commended the healthcare team that took care of the baby for it to survive

- Meanwhile, the netizens were also happy with the good news and applauded the health care workers for their hard work

- As of posting time, the health department recorded a total reported a total of 8,212 confirmed COVID-19 cases

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The Department of Health (DOH) announced on Thursday that a 16-day old baby is the youngest COVID-19 survivor in the Philippines.

KAMI learned that the “Baby Survivor” recovered from the coronavirus disease after 11 days.

Through a Facebook post by the DOH, the health workers of the National Children’s Hospital tirelessly took care of the baby until it recovered from the disease.

“Meet BABY SURVIVOR, a 16-day old baby who conquered COVID-19! Our frontliners at the National Children's Hospital tirelessly took care of the neonate for 11 days and successfully nursed him back to health!” it read in the post.

The health department also lauded the great work of the health team to help the baby survive from COVID-19.

“The DOH applauds our valiant healthcare team for this feat!” it said.

“We at the DOH commits to provide the needed health commodities and personal protective equipment as our health facilities accept patients of various ages,” it added.

The netizens were also happy with the good news and shared their gratitude for the healthcare workers. Here are some of their comments on the Facebook post:

“So happy that our health workers can save lives of helpless babies. God bless you all!”
“This makes me cry and praise God for keeping this baby safe and restored to health. Salamat po sa National Children’s Hospital frontliners...You are our HOPE amidst this Chaos. God will embrace you in his protection.”
“Welcome back to good health Baby Survivor. You’re a great sign of hope to those who are afflicted by the covid-19. God bless and keep you safe. Shout out to the healthcare team who successfully nursed the baby back to good health. Stay safe and God bless you.”

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In a previous report by KAMI, the DOH reported a total of 8,212 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country. 1,023 of the patients were able to recover from the disease.

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