New Delhi: There has been a decline in the health condition of former President of India Pranab Mukherjee as he has developed features of lung infection, said reports.
According to a health bulletin issued by the Army Research and Referral Hospital in Delhi, where the former President of the country is undergoing treatment, he is on ventilatory support and is currently being managed by a team of specialists.
The ex-President, 84, had tested positive for COVID-19. He underwent a surgery for removing a brain clot at Army Research & Referral (R&R) Hospital on August 10.
Post the operation, he is comatose with stable vital parameters and continues to be on ventilatory support.
The veteran Congress leader was the president of India from 2012 to 2017. He has had a long political career during where he donned several hats including that of defence, finance, external affairs, commerce, shipping, and industries minister.