Former President Is Apparently In A State Of Coma, Vital Parameters Are Normal: Hospital
Pranab Mukherjee apparently has reached a state of coma. Read full details below
Former President Pranab Mukherjee had been tested positive for coronavirus and was immediately hospitalized for further treatment. As per reports, he happens to be in a comatose state, but his vital parameters are stable, the Army’s Research and Referral (R&R) Hospital mentioned in the morning today.
Mukherjee’s condition sees no further progress and continues to be on ventilation, it further assessed. The former President had undergone a brain surgery on Monday after a clot was found.
His son Abhijit tweeted on Thursday sternly urged people to stop spreading rumours about Mukherjee’s health. “Speculations & fake news being circulated by reputed Journalists on social media clearly reflects that Media in India has become a factory of Fake News,” he said.
Mukherjee’s daughter Shamistha also rubbished all the ongoing rumours about the former President’s health.
On Wednesday, she had shared a prayer on Twitter. “Last year 8August was 1 of d happiest day 4 me as my dad received Bharat Ratna.Exactly a year later on 10Aug he fell critically ill. May God do whatever is best 4 him & give me strength 2 accept both joys & sorrows of life with equanimity. I sincerely thank all 4 their concerns,” Sharmistha had tweeted.
Mukherjee, 84, had taken to Twitter on Monday to inform that he tested positive for Covid-19.
“On a visit to the hospital for a separate procedure, I have tested positive for Covid-19 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,” Mukherjee had tweeted.
Mukherjee, who was the India’s president served between the period from 2012 and 2017, and had been keeping his public interactions at a minimal level after the coronavirus pandemic swept cross the country.