Former President Pranab Mukherjee’s health condition continues to remain critical and remains on ventilator support after undergoing emergency surgery for a brain clot, the Army Hospital, where he has been admitted, informed on Wednesday.
“Shri Pranab Mukherjee’s health condition continues to remain critical. Presently he is haemodynamically stable and on a ventilator,” a statement from the hospital said.
On Tuesday, Army Hospital stated the former president who underwent life-saving emergency surgery for brain clot on August 10 has not shown any improvement and his health status had worsened.
Mukherjee, 84, said on Monday on Twitter that he had also tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
“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 tweeted.