Twins born during lockdown named Corona & Covid

A couple in India have taken the unusual step of naming their new born twins after the virus which has become a global pandemic.

The siblings a boy and a girl were born to Preeti and Vinay Verma in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh on the 27th March during the ongoing lockdown.

The mother of the twins said she wanted to make the day memorable and that despite the obvious dangers with Covid-19 the outbreak had led to a focus on good habits such as Sanitation and hygiene.

She said the hospital staff also started calling the babies Corona and Covid so they finally decided to name them after the pandemic.

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