April 11, 2021

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Call for help for baby of mother with possible COVID-19 who died in childbirth

Relatives of the woman suspected of having COVID-19 who died in childbirth on Sunday in a hospital in Manatí resorted to social networks to ask for help for the infant and to pay for funeral services.

Aisha Miranda, sister of the woman, she asked for help through her Facebook account, where she explained that the money “will be used for the wake and the needs of my nephew (s).”

Those interested in supporting the family can do so by sending the Articles by mail to PO Box 982 Florida, PR 00650. Donations of money will also be accepted through ATH Móvil at number 787-691-2116.

“A thousand thanks in advance, we are more than grateful for all the unconditional support that they have given us, "said the sister of the deceased who informed that they will not accept donation of breast milk as they are concerned about the situation with the pandemic due to COVID-19.

Thank you in advance, very grateful for everything but due Because the baby is only one day old, I want to take due precautions to avoid anything in this situation

Posted by Aisha Miranda in Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Tuesday , the Secretary of the Department of Health, Lorenzo González Feliciano, confirmed that a 24-year-old girl -from the north of the island and who apparently had COVID-19- died after giving birth.

"We are evaluating this unfortunate case because it appears to be a death by COVID-19. We do not want to officially award it to COVID-19, we are awaiting the analysis of the Institute of Forensic Sciences ", advanced the public official, stressing that an autopsy is still pending to determine cause of death.

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