NEW DELHI: Former
Pranab Mukherjee was put on ventilator support on Monday at Army’s Research and
in the national capital, according to sources.
The former President underwent a
for removal of clot earlier today.
The 84-year-old had said that he tested positive for
during his visit to the hospital for the surgery.
“On a visit to the hospital for a separate procedure, I have tested positive for COVID19 today,” he tweeted earlier 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, who was the president from 2012 to 2017, said.