Jayendra Saraswati likely to be discharged on Thursday

Published: 31st August 2016 10:41 PM  |   Last Updated: 31st August 2016 10:41 PM   |  A+A-

VIJAYAWADA: Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham seer Jayendra Saraswati is on the road to recovery. The pontiff who fainted while performing a puja in Vijayawada on Tuesday, is undergoing treatment in the intensive care unit of the hospital. If all goes well, he would be discharged from the hospital on Thursday.

Doctors who examined Jayendra Saraswati on Wednesday morning, said that his health condition has improved considerably.

Eminent nephrologist and NTR University of Health Sciences T Raviraj who examined the functioning of vital organs of the seer, stated that he was responding to the treatment and the ventilator has been removed on Tuesday evening itself.

The doctors said that sodium and blood sugar levels have been restored to normal level following treatment since Tuesday morning. The seer is on liquid diet through oral intake and he was given solids on Wednesday.

Though the doctors planned to examine his condition and possibly discharge on Wednesday evening, it has been decided to keep him under observation for a few more hours and he is likely to be discharged on Thursday.


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