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Delhi health minister Satyendar Jain condition deteriorates, moved to a private hospital

Delhi health minister Satyendar Jain shifted to a private hospital and will be given plasma therapy.


Earlier this week, Delhi health minister Satyendar Jain was tested positive for coronavirus, now he has been shifted to a private hospital and will be given plasma therapy, doctors said.

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“His latest CT scan report shows that the pneumonia patches in his lungs have increased. He experienced increased giddiness and tiredness today. The advice of doctors will be followed,” Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said.

Union Home Minister tweeted on Friday and wrote, “Praying for the speedy recovery of Shri Satyendra Jain, Health Minister of Delhi who is battling with COVID-19 infection.”

Jain attended a high-level meeting on the coronavirus situation in the national capital, chaired by Union Home Minister Amit Shah, which was also attended by Delhi Lt Governor Anil Baijal, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, his deputy Manish Sisodia and Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan.


On Wednesday, Jain was tested twice this week after he developed signs of Covid-19, including high fever and breathing difficulty. The 55-year-old leader’s test result came positive on Wednesday evening after a second test.

On June 16, Jain was admitted to the Rajiv Gandhi Super Speciality Hospital (RGSSH), a dedicated COVID-19 facility under the city government in east Delhi.

Earlier, on June 9, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had tested for the coronavirus after he complained of mild fever and sore throat. His test report, however, came out as negative.

Stay tuned to The Live Mirror for more updates.

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