Former President Pranab Mukherjee is still alive and hemodynamically stable, his son Abhijit Mukherjee confirmed on Thursday. Pranab Mukherjee had tested positive for COVID-19 and undergone surgery for a brain clot at Army Research and Referral (R&R) Hospital on August 10.
Meanwhile, Army Research & Referral (R&R) Hospital, said in a statement that “The condition of former President Pranab Mukherjee remains unchanged this morning. He is deeply comatose with stable vital parameters and continues to be on ventilatory support.”
Pranab Mukherjee’s son Abhijit Mukherjee took to Twitter and wrote: “My Father Shri Pranab Mukherjee is still alive and hemodynamically stable! Speculations and fake news being circulated by reputed journalists on social media clearly reflect that media in India has become a factory of Fake News.”
After testing positive for coronavirus, the former President had tweeted: “On a visit to the hospital for a separate procedure, I have tested positive for COVID19 today. I request the people who came in contact with me in the last week, to please self isolate and get tested for COVID-19.”