Amit Shah the Home Minister on late Saturday got admitted to the hospital for the third time within a month. For post-COVID care, he was taken to AIIMS in Delhi. Approx two weeks earlier he was discharged from the same hospital.
As reported by ThePrint, Shah felt uneasy and had breathing difficulties due to which he was rushed to the hospital. Around 11 pm he was admitted at the Cardio Neuro tower in AIIMS, further reported.
On August 2, Shah tested positive for the coronavirus and for 12 days he was admitted to Medanta Hospital in Gurugram.
After being discharged, Shah complained of fatigue, body ache, and uneasiness due to which he was taken to AIIMS on August 17.
“Amit Shah, Union Home Minister, is admitted at AIIMS, New Delhi for post-COVID care. He has recovered and is likely to be discharged in a short time,” the AIIMS had said in a statement on August 30.
On August 31, he was discharged from the hospital and was resuming work from his residence.
Amit Shah was again taken to AIIMS on Saturday after developing symptoms again.
On social media, several BJP leaders wished him a speedy recovery.
“Just received the news about the ill-health of Union Home Minister Amit Shah. I pray to God for his good health,” Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan tweeted in Hindi.
Former Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje tweeted: “I pray to God for his speedy recovery.”
Tomorrow the monsoon session of the parliament begins amid COVID-19 with safety measures. Members will have to wear face mask compulsory and social distancing will be followed.
With 200 out of 785 members of parliament above 65 years of age, and at least seven Union Ministers and two dozen lawmakers recovering from COVID-19, the coronavirus pandemic has cast a shadow over the monsoon session. India recorded its biggest single-day surge of 97,570 new patients on Saturday, the government said. The COVID tally crossed the 47 lakh-mark today.