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A woman dies of Covid in Seville after giving birth

The Virgen del Rocío Hospital.
The Virgen del Rocío Hospital. / SUR
  • The Junta's Deputy Minister of Health, Catalina García reminded, last Saturday, 'it is important that pregnant women get vaccinated'

A woman died of Covid last Monday night at the Virgen del Rocío University Hospital in Seville a few days after giving birth to a baby who is well and does not have any health problems.

This has been confirmed by sources from the Andalusian Health Service (SAS) which said that the woman died of a massive pulmonary thromboembolism, one of the complications that the Delta variant of the coronavirus can produce, and that she was not vaccinated.

The Junta's Deputy Minister of Health, Catalina García, said last Saturday in Jaén that on that date Andalucía had 44 pregnant women with coronavirus admitted to various hospitals in the region, one of them fully-vaccinated, seven with one dose and the rest, 36, without any dose, of which seven were in an intensive care unit.

García said that with these figures "the data supports that it is important that pregnant women get vaccinated."