New Delhi: Former President Pranab Mukherjee is critical and is on ventilator after undergoing a successful brain surgery for removal of clot.
Mukherjee is currently on ventilator support at the Army’s Research and Referral Hospital in Delhi. A multidisciplinary team doctors is monitoring the health of 84-year-old Mukherjee.
It is to be noted that Mukherjee had tested positive for coronavirus COVID-19 before surgery.
On Monday, the former President had tweeted: “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.”
Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh visited the R&R Hospital to enquire about the former president’s health.
Visited the Army Hospital (R&R) in New Delhi and met the Doctors to enquire about the health of former President Shri Pranab Mukherjee ji. I pray for his well being and speedy recovery.
— Rajnath Singh (@rajnathsingh) August 10, 2020
Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi and several other political leaders wished 84-year-old Mukherjee a speedy recovery.
Wishing former President Shri Pranab Mukherjee a speedy recovery.
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) August 10, 2020