ICMR Chief undergoes treatment for Covid at Delhi

Balram Bhargava

Chennai: Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) Director General Balram Bhargava is undergoing treatment for Covid-19 at the AIIMS Trauma Centre here, official sources said on Friday.

Bhargava, who is also a cardiologist, had tested positive for coronavirus infection around 7-8 days ago and was under home isolation, they said.

He was admitted to the AIIMS Trauma Centre, which was converted into a dedicated COVID-19 facility on 15 December.  According to the sources, he is recovering well and likely to be discharged soon.


NT Bureau