Public Health District Reports Third Case of Fetal Demise due to COVID-19 During Pregnancy
CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – The Corpus Christi - Nueces County Public Health District received notification of another fetal demise case due to COVID-19 during pregnancy. She was 22 gestational weeks at the time of the fetal demise. This case involved an unvaccinated pregnant female in her thirties who was COVID-19 positive and was experiencing cough and shortness of breath.
This is the third known case of fetal demise related to COVID-19 in Nueces County since the beginning of the pandemic in March 2020.
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) recommends all eligible persons, including pregnant and lactating individuals, receive a COVID-19 vaccine or vaccine series. ACOG wants pregnant women to know that vaccines are safe and effective.
All Nueces County residents must make every effort to stop the spread of COVID-19. Here are Public Health Strategies we should all be following: