28-years pregnant woman from Kurunegala, Kobeygane area reportedly died due to complications from COVID19 after Kurunegala hospital doctors successfully delivered her baby, according to Lankadeepa Online.
As the woman’s condition was getting bad, she was admitted to Kurunegala hospital, there doctors had to do an emergency caesarean c-section, and were able to deliver the baby.
This death considered as the 3rd pregnant women death in Sri Lanka. According to health officials there are about 130 coronavirus infected pregnant women.
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Source – Lankadeepa Online