Satyendar Jain Tests Negative for COVID, Discharged From Hospital

The Delhi health minister had tested positive for COVID-19 on 17 June.

Updated26 Jun 2020, 02:18 PM IST
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Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain was discharged from the hospital on Friday, 26 June, after testing negative for COVID-19, sources cited by PTI said.

He had tested positive for COVID-19 on 17 June and was admitted to Saket's Max Hospital two days later after his condition deteriorated.

Jain had been put on oxygen support after his lung infection increased and was diagnosed with pneumonia.

The 55-year-old Aam Aadmi Party leader's condition improved later, and he was shifted to the general ward, with his oxygen support also being removed.

Delhi is the worst-affected city in terms of the number of coronavirus cases, having surpassed Mumbai recently. The national capital has recorded 73,780 cases of COVID-19 so far, with the death toll standing at 2,429, according to the Union Health Ministry data.

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Published: 26 Jun 2020, 12:18 PM IST

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