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Newborn twins test positive for coronavirus in Gujarat's Vadodara

By Rajan Nath -- April 02, 2021 12:21 pm -- Updated:April 02, 2021 12:26 pm

In a shocking incident, a set of newborn twins tested positive for coronavirus in Vadodara in Gujarat. Fortunately, the newborns are currently stable while they are being given supportive treatment in the hospital.

"Twins were brought to the hospital in 15 days after being born with severe diarrhea and dehydration. They tested positive but are better now. Haven't been discharged yet," said Dr. Sheel Iyer, Head Dept of Pediatrics, SSG Hospital.

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A set of newborn twins tested positive for coronavirus in Vadodara in Gujarat, the doctors said, adding that that they are stable.

The doctor also informed that both parents of the newborn twins had also tested positive for coronavirus and are being treated for it in Gujarat's Vadodara.

Even as the caregivers of newborns also tested positive for Covid-19.

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A set of newborn twins tested positive for coronavirus in Vadodara in Gujarat, the doctors said, adding that that they are stable.

This comes at a time when India is dealing with an upsurge in COVID-19 cases which is also being touted as the second wave of coronavirus.

A set of newborn twins tested positive for coronavirus in Vadodara in Gujarat, the doctors said, adding that that they are stable.

India on Friday reported 81,466 new COVID-19 cases, 50,356 discharges, and 469 deaths in the last 24 hours, as per the Union Health Ministry.

Thus, the total number of cases in India has reached 1,23,03,131, total recoveries 1,15,25,039 and active cases 6,14,696 while death toll is at 1,63,396.

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