Pranab Mukherjee Remains Critical, On Ventilator Support Post Surgery
Former President Pranab Mukherjee continues to remain critical and is on ventilator support, the Army's Research and Referral Hospital said on Tuesday, a day after he underwent a brain surgery.
The 84-year-old was admitted to the military hospital around noon on Monday, and had also tested positive for Covid-19 prior to the surgery.
"Former President of India Shri Pranab Mukherjee was admitted to Army Hospital in Delhi Cantonment at 1207 hours on Aug. 10, 2020 in a critical condition.”
"Workup at the hospital revealed a large brain clot for which he underwent emergency life saving surgery. Post surgery he continues to remain critical on ventilatory support," a medical bulletin issued by the Hospital said.
A multidisciplinary team of doctors is constantly monitoring the health of the former president.