Couple names twins Corona and Covid after arriving amid pandemic

Couple names twins Corona and Covid after arriving amid pandemic

- A couple has named their twins Corona and Covid as they were born during the coronavirus pandemic

- The couple say the name would remind them of all the difficulties they conquered amid the lockdown, ahead of a successful delivery

- Coronavirus is currently taking the world by storm as many people have been killed since the outbreak of the deadly disease

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An Indian couple has named their newborn twins Corona and Covid as they were born during the coronavirus pandemic.

According to the couple, the name would remind them about all the hardships they conquered amid the lockdown, ahead of a successful delivery at a government hospital in Raipur, India Today reports.

Briefly.co.za gathers that the couple said they may change their decision later and rename their kids.

Coronavirus: Couple names twins Corona and Covid after arriving amid pandemic

Corona and Covid. Photo credit: India Today
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The mother of the twins identified as Preeti Verma said she had her baby after several difficulties prior to the delivery.

The 27-year-old woman said: "I was blessed with the twins - a boy and a girl - in the early hours on March 27. We have named them Covid (boy) and Corona (girl) for now."

In other news, the BBC has lauded South Africa as 'ruthlessly efficient' in its fight against the pandemic.

Briefly.co.za reported that the publication had noted the response of current leadership has seen one of the strictest lockdowns globally implemented.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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