Pranab Mukherjee’s health worsens, remains on ventilator support: says hospital
The latest reports state that former President Pranab Mukherjee's health has 'worsened.'
On Monday, former President Pranab Mukherjee underwent successful brain surgery at the Army’s Research and Referral (R&R) hospital, however, there has been no improvement and his health condition has worsened, he remains “critical” and on life support. He is also undergoing the treatment for COVID-19 infection as well.
Sharing an update on his health, the Army Hospital in Delhi stated, “Former President of India Shri Pranab Mukherjee was admitted to Army Hospital (R&R) Delhi Cantt at 12:07 hours on 10 August 2020 in a critical condition. Workup at the hospital revealed a large brain clot for which he underwent emergency life-saving surgery. Post-surgery he continues to remain critical on ventilatory support. He was also found to be COVID-19 positive, said the hospital in a statement.
The former President, on Monday, announced on his Twitter that he had tested positive for the novel Coronavirus, “On a visit to the hospital for a separate procedure, I have tested positive for COVID19 today.
I request the people who came in contact with me in the last week, to please self isolate and get tested for COVID-19. #CitizenMukherjee,” he tweeted.
On a visit to the hospital for a separate procedure, I have tested positive for COVID19 today.
I request the people who came in contact with me in the last week, to please self isolate and get tested for COVID-19. #CitizenMukherjee
— Pranab Mukherjee (@CitiznMukherjee) August 10, 2020
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