Legendary Indian sprinter Milkha Singh’s battle with COVID-19 at PGIMER’s Intensive Care Unit accomplished its sixth day on Tuesday amid “steady enchancment” in his situation right here. The 91-year-old examined optimistic for the virus late final month.
“…there may be steady enchancment within the situation of dash icon Shri Milkha Singh Ji, who has been admitted within the Intensive Care Unit of the NHE Block of PGIMER since June three and getting handled for COVID-19,” PGIMER official spokesperson, Prof Ashok Kumar, stated.
A PGIMER assertion additional stated that Milkha is beneath the commentary of a medical group comprising senior medical doctors of the institute.
Milkha’s spouse Nirmal Kaur can be present process therapy for COVID-19 in a separate hospital in Mohali. The 82-year-old Nirmal, who’s a former nationwide volleyball captain, is admitted on the Fortis Hospital.
“Milkha Ji continues to enhance and his situation is steady. Mrs Nirmal Milkha Ji is steady and continues to battle arduous,” learn a press release issued by the Milkha household.
“We’re grateful in your prayers and good needs,” the household stated.
The 2 are suspected to have contracted the an infection from a home assist. Milkha was admitted to PGIMER on June three after his oxygen ranges dipped in dwelling quarantine. He was beforehand admitted to Fortis hospital.