Mom, 25, of new twins recovers from COVID-19

April 23, 2020
Mom recovers from COVID-19

A 25-YEAR-OLD mother who tested positive for COVID-19 after giving birth to a twins through caesarian operation was discharged from the public hospital after recovering from the deadly disease Wednesday afternoon in Navotas City.

Navotas City Mayor Toby Tiangco said Judy Ann Sarabia of Bgy. North Bay Boulevard North already tested negative for the disease two weeks after confinement, along with her newborn twins who were both girls.

Sarabia was symptomatic when she was admitted at Navotas City Hospital (NCH) on April 4 for a caesarian operation. She was tagged as a person under investigation and was confirmed on April 8 to have contracted the disease.

​“Ms. Sarabia is the sixth Navoteño who have recovered from COVID-19. We hope to gain more recoveries in the next days. Again, I appeal to everyone to stay home and follow the quarantine guidelines. Let us keep each other safe from this deadly disease,” Mayor Toby Tiangco said.

​Tiangco also thanked and congratulated the NCH staff and all of the city’s frontliners.

​“May every recovery inspire you more to protect and preserve the life of every Navoteño. Despite the danger and the hardship, may we all continue to fulfill our duty and keep the fight against COVID-19,” he added.

As of yesterday, Navotas recorded 25 confirmed cases with six recoveries, nine admitted at hospitals, four under home quarantine, and six dead.