Months-old baby tests positive for COVID-19 in Lebanon

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Thu, 2021-01-21 22:39

BEIRUT: A four-month-old baby boy has become the youngest person to test positive for coronavirus in Lebanon.

The infant returned the positive test alongside his six-year-old sister and both his parents.

The boy’s father, Mazen Al-Muqaddam, revealed the test results, saying that his son’s symptoms “are still tolerable” and that the family is receiving treatment while quarantining at home in the southern village of Toul.

“My son Mohammed started showing symptoms three days ago. He was coughing and unable to sleep,” the father said.

COVID-19 patients are monitored by medical staff at the Sheikh Ragheb Harb hospital supported by the Iranian Red Crescent, in Lebanon's southern city of Nabatiyeh, on January 18, 2021. (AFP / Mahmoud Zayyat)
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