Pranab Mukherjee continues to be critical


New Delhi: The condition of former President Pranab Mukherjee continues to be critical and he is on ventilator support, the Army’s Research and Referral hospital said.

“The condition of Shri Pranab Mukherjee continues to be critical. His vital and clinical parameters are stable. He is on ventilatory support and is being closely monitored,” a statement from the hospital said.

The 84-year-old Bharat Ratna recipient underwent brain surgery on 10 August to remove a blood clot. He had also tested positive for Covid-19.

On Friday, the hospital said, “the condition of Hon’ble Shri Pranab Mukherjee remains unchanged. He is under intensive care and continues to be on ventilatory support. His vital parameters are presently stable.”