This is the moment hospital workers applaud a four-month-old baby who was being taken off a ventilator after being infected with COVID-19.
The baby boy, whose name has not been revealed, was hospitalised on 16th March in the Regional Hospital of Malaga after being transferred from a hospital in Marbella.
The baby, who required breathing assistance, has now left intubation and hospital workers were on hand to applaud the poor tot.
Jose Camacho, head of the ICU, said the baby has responded well to treatment and no longer requires a ventilator.
The baby reportedly contracted the deadly bug COVID-19.
Official sources said the infant is stable and will be sent to a normal ward soon.
Camacho told local media: “Fortunately, cases like the baby boy we had in intensive care are exception during this pandemic. We usually treat patients with other diseases or infections from another virus.”
He also thanked medical staff and local residents for their support during the COVID-19 crisis.
Camacho said: “Cases like this boy, who no longer needs a respirator, are giving us strength to fight the virus.”
According to the latest figures from the Johns Hopkins University Spain has registered 131,646 cases of COVID-19, 12,641 related deaths and 38,050 recoveries.
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