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Introducing the first babies born in 2021 in Corpus Christi

The first baby born in 2021 in the Coastal Bend came into the world at 1:28 a.m. at the Corpus Christi Medical Center.

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Editor's note: Previous reports had the first born baby born at 3:39 a.m., however we learned of a baby born sooner at 1:28 a.m.

Happy New Year!

The official first baby born of 2021 came into this world at 1:28 a.m. at the Corpus Christi Medical Center.

Anthony Garza, the son of Christopher Garza and Sarah Grant, was the first of nine other newborns delivered at Bay Area, according to health officials.

Credit: CCMC

At approximately 3:39 this morning, CHRISTUS Spohn welcomed Paris Aria Rubio and her parents Jenessa Cantu and Isaiah Rubio. Little Paris was born 6 pounds, 15 ounces at CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital.

Credit: CHRISTUS Spohn South

Health officials say the parents are from Corpus Christi and that both the mom and the baby are doing well. Congratulations to all the new parents!

For the latest updates on coronavirus in the Coastal Bend, click here.

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