Baby born prematurely becomes youngest Covid-19 survivor

indafrica June 17, 2020
Updated 2020/06/17 at 8:04 PM

Emmanuel Boateng, a young baby born in Britain to Ghanaian parents has become the country’s youngest survivor from Covid-19 after fully recovering from the pandemic.

The young child’s mother narrated the incident in a video report sighted by on the verified YouTube channel of The Telegraph .

The woman indicated that after learning that her tiny baby had been infected with the novel coronavirus, all her hopes were dashed completely and she lost all prospects of having her baby back in good health.

See video below:

What made matters worse was that young Emmanuel was born three months before his standard delivery date and spent the first few weeks of his life in intensive care, after which he was discharged.

Reports indicate that just 10 days later, the baby fell ill and was rushed to Kings College Hospital where he was diagnosed with both sepsis and coronavirus.

Emmanuel spent 37 days in the hospital with the virus, 21 in intensive care, where the newborn’s parents were unable to visit him due to social distancing restrictions until his recovery.

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