Union sports minister Vijay Goel admitted to AIIMS, treated for chest infection

The 63-year-old minister of youth affairs and sports had come with symptoms of high fever and cough and has been diagnosed with chest infection.

Published: 31st July 2017 07:33 PM  |   Last Updated: 31st July 2017 07:33 PM   |  A+A-

Sports Minister Vijay Goel

By PTI

NEW DELHI: Union minister Vijay Goel was today admitted to the AIIMS and being treated for chest infection.

His condition is stable, an AIIMS official said.

The 63-year-old minister of youth affairs and sports had come with symptoms of high fever and cough and has been diagnosed with chest infection, the official said.

He is in a private ward under Dr Randeep Guleria, AIIMS Director and a renowned pulmonologist.

"Of late, he has been travelling a lot and the chest infection could be due to overexertion or exposure to infection," an AIIMS doctor said.

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