The biggest trends in the world right now are coronavirus and COVID-19 — so why not turn them into baby names?An Indian couple says they’ve named their newborn twins Corona and Covid in an effort to put a positive spin on the deadly pandemic that is sweeping the globe.
The bouncing bundles of viral joy arrived on March 27 at B.R. Ambedkar Memorial Hospital in Raipur, central India, according to media reports.twins named ‘Corona’ and ‘Covid’
“I was blessed with the twins — a boy and a girl — in the early hours on March 27,” mother Preeti Verma told the Press Trust of India news agency. “We have named them Covid and Corona for now.”They named the boy Covid and the girl Corona.They were born during the ongoing coronavirus-enforced nationwide lockdown which has disrupted normal life.
Preeti, who also has a two-year-old daughter, said: “The delivery happened after facing several difficulties and therefore, me and my husband 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.The twins had become a centre of attraction in the hospital after the couple named them as Covid and Corona, Ms Singh said.