Two of Agormanya quintuplets die at Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital

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Two of the quintuplets born at Agormanya in the Lower Manya Krobo Municipality have been reported dead at Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra after their referral from the St. Martin’s De Porres Hospital for further medical attention.

This follows their incubation at the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit of the referring hospital for the five infant girls to gain at least a 1.8-kg weight before their discharge together with their mother.

In an interview, the grandmother of the babies, Gladys Annor Baah confirmed that a nurse informed her about the first death moments after they arrived at the facility while the second baby died around 4 pm Thursday.

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“Minutes after the ambulance team [from Agomanya] had left, one of the nurses at Korle-Bu called and asked me to take a look at one of the babies and she said one of them has died,” she told GhanaWeb.

According to doctors at St. Martin’s De Porres Hospital, they received a report that confirms the deaths and due to that they have tried reaching authorities at Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital for more information in that regard.

Meanwhile, the mother of the babies, Hellen Tettey, has been in a good condition since she delivered the babies.


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