Moment Hospital Staff Applaud Baby For Leaving ICU

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.

Video Credit: Newsflash/Hospital Malaga

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.”

Credit: Newsflash/Hospital Malaga
Hospital staff applauding the four months old baby

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.

Credit: Newsflash/Hospital Malaga
Hospital staff applauding the four months old baby

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