A Newborn baby has tested positive for Coronavirus in the UK

A newborn baby has tested positive for coronavirus in the UK!

The child’s mother had been rushed to a London hospital days earlier with suspected pneumonia.

The mum of the baby tested positive for the virus at North Middlesex Hospital in London.

The newborn baby was also tested minutes after being born and tested Positive for the virus.

Medics are now trying to establish whether the baby was infected during birth, or contracted the virus in the womb.

The baby remains at the hospital while the mum has been moved to a specialist infections hospital.

According to The Sun: “Staff in contact with both patients have been advised to self-isolate.

Health officials stress pregnant women and babies are at low risk of complications from the virus and most will have mild symptoms.