Corona +ve woman delivers healthy baby at Covid-19 Isolation Operation Theatre
Ferozepur, August 22, 2020: With the entire health department fighting the Covid-19 crisis on a war footing, its Anesthesia & Gynecology wing is working tirelessly round the clock to ensure the best care and safe treatment to the Corona Virus affected pregnant women.
Reflecting their resolve to serve the people in these trying times, the doctors at isolation operation theater of Civil Hospital Ferozepur performed their first-ever cesarean operation to a COVID-19 positive pregnant woman last night. The mother has given birth to a healthy female baby, which is being taken care of by the Paediatric team in the isolation facility at the civil hospital, Ferozepur.
Divulging the details, Senior Medical Officer Gurmej Ram said that the 9-months pregnant lady Sunita of village Darvesheke was rushed to civil hospital last night, who were reported Covid-19 positive and had labor pains. After preliminary examinations, the team of doctors including Gynecologist Dr. Pooja, Anesthetist Dr. Vishal Bajaj, and Pediatrician Dr. David along with nursing staff decided to perform a cesarean operation to ensure the safe delivery, he added.
Keeping in view the Covid-19 contraction threat, the doctors and entire staff wore PPE kits besides taking all other necessary safety precautions, started the operation, and succeeded with the delivery, said the SMO.
The SMO further added that mother and child were safe, and special care was being given to both of them including their health checkup, visit by experts and other issues. He said that it was the first time when such delivery was performed in the isolation operation theatre.
Deputy Commissioner Ferozepur Gurpal Singh Chahal lauded the services rendered by the hospital. The deputy commissioner said that with only such commitment to the service we can win over this ongoing battle against the virus.
Civil Surgeon Dr.Jugal Kishore reiterated the health department's commitment to fighting this war with full thrust while serving people on one hand and providing top-class health services on the other.