Satyendar Jain Moved to Another COVID Hospital, Develops Pneumonia

He is being shifted to Saket’s Max Hospital, where he will be administered Plasma therapy for COVID19, ANI reports.

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Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain.

Days after testing positive for coronavirus, Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain was admitted to a different COVID-19 hospital on Friday, 19 June, after his condition deteriorated.

He is being shifted to Saket's Max Hospital now, where he will be administered Plasma therapy for COVID-19, ANI reports.

Earlier, he was put on oxygen support after his lung infection increased, his office said.

He has also been diagnosed with pneumonia, PTI reported, citing officials.

Meanwhile, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal while talking about Jain's condition said that his latest CT scan report shows that the pneumonia patches in his lungs have increased.

"He experienced increased giddiness and tiredness today. The advice of doctors will be followed," said Kejriwal, ANI reported.

Home Minister Amit Shah has also wished Jain a speedy recovery.

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Jain was tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday, along with Aam Aadmi Party’s MLA Atishi Marlena and two more AAP members.

Jain was admitted on Monday night after suffering from high fever and breathing problems and was tested for coronavirus thereafter. He has been shifted to a different COVID-19 hospital now.

On 9 June, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had also tested negative for novel coronavirus after he complained of mild fever and sore throat.

(With inputs from NDTV & PTI)

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