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Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel in ICU weeks after contracting COVID-19

Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel had announced on Twitter on October 1 that he had contracted coronavirus.

Published: 15th November 2020 04:42 PM  |   Last Updated: 16th November 2020 09:03 AM   |  A+A-

Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel

Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel (Photo | PTI)

By Express News Service

NEW DELHI: Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel, who had tested positive for Covid-19 a few weeks ago, has been admitted to the Intensive Care Unit of Medanta Hospital in Gurugram for further treatment, his family said on Sunday.

“His condition is stable and he continues to be under medical observation...We request you to pray for his speedy recovery,” his son Faisal tweeted. Patel, 71, had announced on Twitter on October 1 that he had contracted coronavirus.

Several Congress leaders wished a speedy recovery to Patel. “Deeply concerned and praying for the good health of my friend and comrade Ahmed Patel. Please join us in praying for his early recovery,” Anand Sharma tweeted. 

Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh, too, announced via Facebook on Sunday that he has tested positive for Covid-19. He requested those who came in contact with him in the last few days to get themselves tested. “I am fine at the moment,” said Singh who is in home isolation. 



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