Amid virus pandemic, India welcomes twin babies Corona and Covid

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Corona and Covid
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Corona and Covid

Newly-born twins in Raipur in Chhattisgarh have been named Corona & Covid. The twins, a boy & a girl, were born on the intervening night of March 26-27 amid the nationwide lockdown.

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'Triumph over hardship'
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'Triumph over hardship'

When asked, the parents said the names will remind the twins about the hardships that they conquered during their birth as the nation fought together against a deadly pandemic.

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Likely to change
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Likely to change

"When the hospital staff also started calling the babies as Corona and Covid, we finally decided to name them after the pandemic," a PTI report quoted the mother as saying. The parents said that they may change their names afterwards.

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Born during lockdown
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Born during lockdown

The couple said they wanted to make the day memorable as the twins were born under severe hardships at a time when the entire country is under a lockdown amid surging numbers of coronavirus cases.

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Excitement among others
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Excitement among others

As soon as the news of the twins being named corona and covid reached others, they bacame centre of attraction in the hospital. The mother and the new-born twins have been discharged from the hospital.

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