Ex Indian President Pranab Mukherjee, who tested positive for Covid-19 was admitted to Army Research and Referral Hospital in New Delhi underwent a “life-saving surgery".
In a medical release the hospital said that a brain clot was discovered after which the surgery was conducted. “Post surgery he continues to remain critical on ventilator support". Mukherjee made the announcement via Twitter 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 COVID19 today.— Pranab Mukherjee (@CitiznMukherjee) August 10, 2020
I request the people who came in contact with me in the last week, to please self isolate and get tested for COVID-19. #CitizenMukherjee
The Chief Minister of West Bengal Mamata Banerjee expressed concern over Mukherjee's tweet and took to social media to send him her good wishes for his recovery.
Concerned to hear about Former President Pranab Mukherjee Da testing positive for #COVID19. My prayers are with him & his family during this time and I wish him a speedy recovery. https://t.co/KbAvxqi7Oz— Mamata Banerjee (@MamataOfficial) August 10, 2020