22-day-old baby tests positive for COVID-19 in Faisalabad
FAISALABAD: A 22-day-old baby boy has tested positive for the novel coronavirus at a private hospital in Faisalabad, ARY News reported on Thursday.
According to the details, the infant was experiencing symptoms of fever for the past few days. Later, his parents, residents of Johar Town, took their son to Allied Hospital Faisalabad where the infant was tested for the COVID-19 on 13th of April and his results came out positive on the next day.
After being diagnosed with COVID-19, the newborn baby has been shifted to the children hospital for treatment.
Earlier on April 1, sixty-six children aged up to 10 years had tested positive for COVID-19 during the past 24 hours in the federal capital Islamabad.
The District Health Officer (DHO) Office had confirmed that overall 5,792 children aged up to 10 years had contracted COVID-19, whereas, 5,391 teenagers aged from 11 years to 20 years were infected with the virus.