Parents name their newborn twins Corona and Covid
The pandemic caused by a new virus has brought the world to a hault. A couple Chhattisgarh decided to be festive and name their newborn twins as 'Corona' and 'Covid'.
The two words evoke worry and fear in the minds of others, but for the Couple says that the names represents victory.
The twins , who are a boy and a girl:were born during this sudden frenzy.
The names, would remind them about all the hardships they conquered amid the lockdown they said.
However, the couple said that they may change their decision later and rename their children.
"I was blessed with the twins - a boy
and a girl - in the early hours on March 27. We have named them Covid (boy) and Corona (girl) for now," Preeti Verma, the 27-old mother of the newborns, told the news.
"The delivery happened after facing several difficulties and therefore, my husband and me wanted to make the day memorable. Indeed, the virus is dangerous and life-threatening but its outbreak made people focus on sanitation, hygiene and inculcate other good habits. Thus, we thought about these names," she said, giving reasons for their unusual decision.
"When the hospital staff also started calling the babies as Corona and Covid, we finally decided to name them after the pandemic," she said.