Woman who had tested positive for COVID-19 on June 10, gives birth to baby boy at NEIGRIHMS Hospital Credit: Representational Image

Shillong: A pregnant woman who had tested positive for COVID-19 successfully gave birth to a baby boy at NEIGRIHMS Hospital, Shillong on Friday and are both in stable condition.

Director of Health Services (DHS) Dr Aman War informed that the mother had a normal delivery and both are in stable condition. The baby’s sample will also be taken to test for COVID-19.

The mother and the newborn will be kept under quarantine and after completing 14-day quarantine the mother will be tested again.

With a total of 44 positive cases recorded in Meghalaya, three more persons have recovered from COVID-19 bringing down the active cases to 21.

The three persons who had recovered, 1 from West Garo Hills and 2 from East Khasi Hills had tested negative twice were declared recovered on Friday.

So far the samples collected and tested is a total of 12,513 out of which 12,169 have tested negative. The total positive cases recorded are 44, with 21 active cases, 22 recovered and 1 deceased.

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