Former President of India still in critical condition


NEW DELHI | AUG 11, 2020:

Former President Pranab Mukherjee, who has tested positive for COVID-19, is critical after a surgery to remove a clot in his brain, a hospital bulletin said

Mukherjee, 84, was admitted to a hospital on August 10 at around 12.07 pm and is on ventilator support at the Army Hospital Research and Referral in Delhi.


According to a bulletin from the hospital, the former President of India, Pranab Mukherjee was admitted to Army Hospital (R&R) Delhi Cantonment at 12:07 hours on 10 August 2020 in a critical condition. Medical reports revealed a large brain clot for which he underwent emergency life-saving surgery.

It was informed that post-surgery, he remains critical and is on ventilatory support. He was also found to be COVID-19 positive.

West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee said, "Concerned to hear about Former President Pranab Mukherjee Da testing positive for Covid-19. My prayers are with him and his family during this time and I wish him a speedy recovery."