Former President Pranab Mukherjee on a ventilator after brain clot surgery

Former President Pranab Mukherjee was put on ventilator support on Monday in the wake of experiencing surgery for the expulsion of a clot in his mind. He has likewise tried positive for Covid-19.

Sources at the Army (Research and Referral) Medical clinic said a couple of hours after the surgery would be basic as there is a requirement for ventilator bolster that might not have been required in the event that he was not COVID positive.

Mukherjee, 84, tweeted on Monday, saying, “On a visit to the emergency clinic for a different system, I have tried positive for Covid-19 today.”

“I demand the individuals who interacted with me in the most recent week, to satisfy self-confine and get tried for Covid-19,” Mukherjee, who was President from 2012 to 2017, included.

Sources said the former President is ‘basic’. “He should have been put on a ventilator during the surgery for the expulsion of the clot in his cerebrum. Typically, he would have been weaned off the gadget after the achievement of the surgery. Nonetheless, the specialists can’t do as such in the current circumstance since he is experiencing Covid-19,” said a source, including, “Next scarcely any hours will be basic”.

Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala, along with several of his party colleagues, wished Mukherjee, who was a Congress leader for years, a speedy recovery.

Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot tweeted

Abhishek Singhvi wrote on Twitter

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