After tested positive of the dangerous virus in less than two weeks Erin Bates did a miraculous recovery, Little Erin was born in October and in just six short months has survived open heart surgery.
Battles respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) before finding herself facing a fight against the deadly coronavirus, after testing positive on Friday, April 10. And she was hooked up to a continuous positive airway pressure machine to supply oxygen to her body,
Erin Bates, of Bury, Greater Manchester, was already in Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in Liverpool with a heart condition and windpipe problems.
Her mother Emma Bates, 29, said she was “heartbroken” after Erin tested positive for Covid-19 on Friday.
Her husband Wayne said Erin’s condition was stable but he was upset people were not taking the virus “seriously”.
The family have released a photo of Erin in hospital to encourage people to follow the government’s social distancing rules.
Newsmen reported that a 6-month-old baby, Erin Bates tested positive for coronavirus disease in the UK, months after undergoing a heart surgery.
According to Daily Mail, doctors at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, in Liverpool, on Thursday told her overjoyed family she has pulled through.
Erin’s father Wayne said he was happy that his little girl had beaten the virus.
He said “It hit her hard with a few ups and downs but we wanted people to know coronavirus doesn’t have to be a death sentence for people with pre-existing conditions.
“She is all smiles and talking to herself.”
According to him, Erin who was born weighing just 5lbs 4oz, will remain a long-term patient due to her other medical issues but he and his wife are ‘hugely relieved’.