Milkha Singh Battles To Regain His Health


New Delhi: Legendary Indian sprinter Milkha Singh is battling to regain his health in the Intensive Care Unit of the PGIMER hospital on Friday.

As per reports, Milkha was admitted to PGIMER on June 3 after his oxygen levels dipped at home following treatment at the Fortis hospital in Mohali for a week.

The 91-year-old was shifted to the general ICU, is being closely monitored by a team of doctors.

“He suddenly developed a fever Thursday night and his oxygen saturation levels dipped. A team of doctors is monitoring him,” PGIMER sources said on Friday.

“It’s been a slightly rough day for Milkha Ji. But he is battling away,” read a statement from his family.

He had contracted COVID-19 last month and his 85-year-old wife Nirmal Kaur, who had also been infected by the virus, passed away at a private hospital in Mohali on Sunday.

Kaur was a former national women’s volleyball team captain.

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