Former president Pranab Mukherjee ‘haemodynamically stable now’, confirms son Abhijit Mukherjee

Prime News, National (New Delhi), August 13:- Former President Pranab Mukherjee is haemodynamically stable now confirmed his son Abhijit Mukherjee on Wednesday evening. Mukherjee, 84, was admitted to Army’s Research and Referral Hospital on August 10 in a critical condition.

Workup at the hospital revealed a large clot in Mukherjee’s brain for which he underwent emergency life-saving surgery. He has been on ventilatory support after the surgery. The former president had also tested positive for coronavirus COVID-19 before surgery.

Taking to micro-blogging site Twitter, Abhijit Mukherjee said, “With All Your Prayers, My Father is haemodynamically stable now. I request everyone to continue with your prayers & good wishes for his speedy recovery. Thank You.”

Army’s Research and Referral Hospital in Delhi on Wednesday had said in a press release that Mukherjee’s health condition ‘continues to remain critical’, adding that the former President is haemodynamically stable and on a ventilator.

On August 10, 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.” (MR, Inputs: Agencies).

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