Home Minister Amit Shah was readmitted to Delhi’s AIIMS after he complained of difficulty in breathing. He is reported to be in stable condition as of now. The 55-year-old Home Minister was admitted in the cardio Neuro department of the hospital at around 11 pm on Saturday.
Amit Shah Readmitted to AIIMS
According to Jagran sources, senior doctors of pulmonary, including AIIMS director Dr Randeep Guleria, are monitoring the union home minister’s health.
Shah was earlier admitted to the premier health institute for post-COVID care on August 18 after he suffered post-COVID ailments. He, however, was discharged from the hospital after two weeks on August 31.
“Amit Shah, Union Home Minister, is admitted at AIIMS, New Delhi for post-COVID care. He has recovered and is likely to be discharged in a short time,” the AIIMS had said in a statement on August 30.
Several Indian politicians, including Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain and Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, have contracted the novel coronavirus so far. Last month, Uttar Pradesh Cabinet Minister Kamala Rani Varun passed away at the age of 62 in Lucknow allegedly due to coronavirus.
Meanwhile, the novel coronavirus has been surging at an alarming rate in India. So far, the deadly infection has affected over 46 lakh and claimed more than 77,000 lives in India. According to the Union Health Ministry, more than 36 lakh people have recovered from the virus, taking India’s recovery rate to 77.77 per cent.
“India’s COVID-19 recoveries have witnessed a steep exponential rise – from 50,000 in May to over 36 lakhs in September. A high level of more than 70,000 recoveries reported every day. Recoveries are nearly 3.8 times the Active Cases (under 1/4 total cases),” it said in a statement.