Fever to cardiac arrest: Details about the last 73 days of Jayalalithaa's health

Here is a timeline of events that have taken place since Jayalalithaa was admitted in the Apollo hospital in September.

Published: 05th December 2016 08:38 AM  |   Last Updated: 06th December 2016 03:01 AM   |  A+A-


Tamil Nadu Chief Minsiter Jayalalithaa (File)

By Online Desk

CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu (TN) Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, said to be critical after suffering a cardiac arrest, today continued to remain under close watch of an expert team of doctors at the Apollo Hospitals where she has been undergoing treatment for more than two months. Doctors were closely monitoring the condition of Jayalalithaa and said they were trying their "very best", hours after she suffered the cardiac arrest.

The sudden deterioration of health condition was announced by the hospital authorities on Sunday night. This news came hours after doctors had expressed confidence in her health condition to resume her duties as the CM of TN.

Below is a timeline of events that have taken place since Jayalalithaa was admitted in Apollo, on September 22 after she complained of fever and dehydration, and later treated for infection and respiratory problem.

 September 23: Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa admitted to Apollo hospital for fever

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has been admitted to Apollo Hospitals at around 11.30 p.m., on Thursday night. READ MORE

September 24: Jayalalithaa better, under med observation at Apollo

A bulletin issued by the hospital said she “has no fever now and is taking a normal diet” and that she was under medical observation. READ MORE

 September 24: Jayalalithaa on normal diet, under observation: Hospital

Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, admitted to Apollo Hospitals on the night of September 22, is under observation on Saturday. But she is on normal diet, said a medical bulletin from the hospital. READ MORE

 September 25: CM Jayalalithaa's condition improving, to be under observation: Apollo hospital

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa is responding well to the treatment and will be discharged soon, the Apollo Hospitals here said on Sunday. READ MORE

September 30: Chief Minister Jayalalithaa advised few days stay in hospital

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa has been advised few days stay in the hospital for recuperative treatment, said a medical bulletin on Thursday. READ MORE

October 1: Acting Governor Vidyasagar calls on Jayalalithaa, enquires about her health

Acting Governor of Tamil Nadu, C Vidyasagar Rao on Saturday called on Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa at Apollo Hospital. READ MORE

October 2: Jayalalithaa recovering fast, will be home soon: AIADMK

The All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) on Sunday said about Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa is recovering fast and will come back home very soon. READ MORE

October 5: Jayalalithaa's health condition continues to improve: Doctors

The bulletin added that the Chief Minister is under close observation by a team of doctors and has been advised further stay in the hospital for treatment. READ MORE

October 6: Madras HC dismisses PIL seeking info on Jayalalithaa's health from Apollo

The plea was dismissed holding that it is not a public interest writ petition and it's only publicity oriented one, the bench of CJ SK Kaul and Justice R Mahadevan dismissed the PIL of Activist Traffic KR Ramaswamy, at the outset. READ MORE

October 12: 43 cases filed, two held over rumours about Jayalalithaa's health

Police on Tuesday arrested two persons for spreading rumours about Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa's health on social media. READ MORE

October 16: Priest held for spreading rumours on CM Jayalalithaa's health

The cyber crime police have arrested a trainee priest from Manapadu near Thoothukudi on the charge of spreading rumours about the health condition of Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa. READ MORE

October 17: 22 booked for adverse Facebook post on Chief Minister Jayalalithaa

The Pollachi Mahalingapuram police have registered a case against 22 Facebook users, including a DMK municipal councillor, on the charge of posting derogatory comments against Chief Minister Jayalalithaa. READ MORE

October 22: Tamil Nadu governor calls on Jayalalithaa again

Tamil Nadu governor C Vidyasagar Rao today called on chief minister J Jayalalithaa at Apollo Hospital here where she is being treated for the past one month. READ MORE

November 4: Jayalalithaa fully recovered, to get discharged soon

Apollo Chairman Dr Prathap C Reddy has said that Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa is fully well and it "won't be too long" before she is discharged from the hospital. READ MORE

November 8: Madras HC rejects PIL against Jayalalithaa's thumb impression in poll papers

Her thumb impression was attested by a government doctor with a note saying Jayalalithaa had an 'inflamed right hand'. READ MORE

November 23: My joy knows no bounds, says Jayalalithaa

Reacting to the election results, Jayalalithaa, recuperating at the Apollo Hospitals, said, “The poll victory, you have handed me while recuperating at the hospital, gives immense pleasure and encouragement.” READ MORE

December 5: CM Jayalalithaa being treated for cardiac arrest: All you need to know

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, who was undergoing treatment for more than two months in Apollo Hospitals, suffered a cardiac arrest on Sunday, a statement from the hospital said. READ MORE


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