Former president Pranab Mukherjee’s medical condition has “declined”. He is in “septic shock due to lung infection”, the Army’s Research and Referral Hospital said on Monday. Mukherjee is being treated by a team of experts after his health worsened yesterday.
The former president was August 10 admitted to the hospital in Delhi Cantonment. He was operated upon for the removal of a clot in the brain. He had also tested positive for COVID-19. He later developed a lung infection and kidney dysfunction. The former President has been in a coma since the surgery.
Mukherjee was the 13th President of India from 2012 to 2017.