Covid-19 positive Pranab Mukherjee on ventilator support after brain surgery, remains critical

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Covid-19 positive Pranab Mukherjee on ventilator support after brain surgery, remains critical


Former President Pranab Mukherjee, who was admitted to Army Research and Referral Hospital in New Delhi after testing positive for Covid-19, underwent a “life-saving surgery”, according to the hospital.

The hospital said that a brain clot was detected after which the surgery was conducted. “Post surgery he continues to remain critical on ventilator support,” the hospital said in a medical bulletin released today.

Mukherjee had announced on Twitter on Monday that he has tested positive for the coronavirus disease. “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,” he had tweeted.

President Ram Nath Kovind wished for his speedy recovery and defence minis

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