Former President Pranab Mukherjee continues to remain critical and is on ventilator support, the Army’s Research and Referral Hospital said , a day after he underwent a brain surgery, reported a news agency.
The 84-year-old was admitted to the military hospital around noon on Monday, and had also tested positive for COVID-19 prior to the surgery.
“Former President of India Shri Pranab Mukherjee was admitted to R&Rin Delhi Cantonment at 1207 hours on August 10, 2020 in a critical condition.
“Workup at the hospital revealed a large brain clot for which he underwent emergency life saving surgery. Post surgery he continues to remain critical on ventilatory support,” a medical bulletin issued by the Hospital said.
A multidisciplinary team of doctors is constantly monitoring the health of the former president.