Pranab Mukherjee health declines, develops lung infection, Health News, ET HealthWorld
The 84-year-old former president, who was admitted to the hospital in Delhi Cantonment on August 10, continues to be on ventilatory support, doctors attending to him said.
Pranab Mukherjee was operated for removal of a clot in his brain and has been in a coma ever since. He also tested positive for Covid-19.
“There has been a decline in the medical condition of Shri Pranab Mukherjee as he has developed features of lung infection. He continues to be on ventilatory support and is currently being managed by a team of specialists,” the hospital said in a statement.
In a tweet, Abhijit Mukherjee said his father’s vital parameters are under control.
“With all your good wishes and sincere efforts of the doctors, my father is stable now! His vital parameters continue to remain under control and manageable! Positive signs of his improvement are noticed. I request you all to pray for his speedy recovery,” he said.
With All Your good wishes & sincere efforts of the Doctors , my father is stable now ! His vital parameters continu… https://t.co/5TyZoe2YiG
— Abhijit Mukherjee (@ABHIJIT_LS) 1597806199000
Pranab Mukherjee was the President of India from 2012 to 2017.