The baby was born this month without COVID-19 but with the virus antibodies, the Straits Timesnewspaper reported on Sunday, citing the mother.
The case casts new light on the way the virus spreads from mothers to foetuses. CREDIT:AP
"My doctor suspects I have transferred my COVID-19 antibodies to him during my pregnancy," Celine Ng-Chan told the paper.
Ng-Chan had been mildly ill from the disease and was discharged from hospital after two-and-a-half weeks, the Straits Times said.