A newborn baby in England has become the world's youngest victim to test positive for coronavirus.
The child's mother was rushed to hospital days ago with suspected pneumonia but her positive result was only known after the birth.
The pair are being treated at separate hospitals with the mother being cared for at North Middlesex Hospital.
After doctors learned of the mother's positive result, the baby was tested very soon after its arrival, according to The Sun.
Doctors are trying to establish how the newborn contracted the virus, either through the womb or during birth.
A source said: 'Staff in contact with both patients have been advised to self-isolate.