File photograph of former president Pranab Mukherjee. (PTI)

The 84-year-old former president was admitted to the hospital in Delhi Cantonment on August 10. He was operated for elimination of a clot within the mind and has been in a coma ever since.

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  • Last Updated: August 19, 2020, 12:41 PM IST

The situation of former President Pranab Mukherjee deteriorated on Wednesday as he developed options of lung an infection, the Army’s Research and Referral hospital stated. He continues to be on ventilator assist.

The 84-year-old former president was admitted to the hospital in Delhi Cantonment on August 10. He was operated for elimination of a clot within the mind and has been in a coma ever since. He additionally examined optimistic for Covid-19.

“There has been a decline in the medical condition of Hon’ble Shri Pranab Mukherjee as he has developed features of lung infection. He continues to be on ventilatory support and is currently being managed by a team of specialists,” a press release from the hospital stated. Mukherjee was the 13th President of India from 2012 to 2017.


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