Former President’s health condition stable: Hospital authorities


NEW DELHI | AUG 20, 2020:

The former President of India, Pranab Mukherjee, whose health condition deteriorated after he developed a lung infection, is showing signs of improvement, the Army Research and Referral Hospital said on Thursday.

Mukherjee has been hospitalised for the past ten days and is on ventilator support following brain surgery.

"The respiratory parameters of Hon'ble Shri Pranab Mukherjee have shown slight improvement though he continues to be on ventilator support," said the hospital authorities.

They also stated that his vital and clinical parameters remain stable and are being closely monitored.

Mukherjee tested positive for COVID-19 on August 10 when he was admitted for emergency surgery for a brain clot.