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Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia's condition improves, shifted out of ICU: Official

The 48-year-old AAP leader had tested positive for COVID-19 on September 14, was under home isolation but was also disgnosed with dengue the next day.

Published: 26th September 2020 10:09 PM  |   Last Updated: 29th September 2020 10:51 AM   |  A+A-

Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia

Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia (Photo | PTI)

By Express News Service

NEW DELHI: The condition of Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, who is suffering from Covid-19 and dengue, is much better and he is likely to be discharged from hospital in the next few days, officials said on Monday.Sources at the Max Hospital also said that he is doing better.

Sisodia, 48, was shifted to the hospital in Saket on Thursday evening, considering his “falling” blood platelet count and low oxygen level.He was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit of the private health facility in south Delhi and later administered plasma therapy.

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“His condition is now better. If everything goes well, then the deputy chief minister may be discharged from the hospital within two days,” said an official from Deputy Chief Minister’s Manish Sisodia’s Office.

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader had tested positive for coronavirus on September 14 and was in home isolation.

On Wednesday, the Deputy Chief Minister was shifted to the Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan (LNJP) Hospital for treatment and tested positive for dengue a day later.

(With agency inputs)



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