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Lata Mangeshkar has recovered from Covid-19, pneumonia

Update : 31 Jan 2022, 15:57

Veteran Indian singer Lata Mangeshkar has finally recovered from COVID-19 and subsequent pneumonia after testing positive for the virus earlier this month.

Speaking to the Indian media on Sunday, Health Minister of Maharashtra said that he spoke with the doctor who is in charge of treating the 90-year-old singh. "I spoke with Dr Pratit Samdani who is treating singer Lata Mangeshkar. She's recovering, was on a ventilator for some days, but is better now. She is no more on ventilator. Only oxygen is being given to her. She is responding to the treatment," he said. 

As of now, Lata Mangeshkar remains in hospital where she is given oxygen. No information about her getting discharged has been given yet.

Lata Mangeshkar was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Breach Candy Hospital, Mumbai on January 8 after being diagnosed with mild symptoms of COVID-19. Earlier on the same day, it was reported that the singer was off the ventilator and showing marginal improvement.

From the day, the singer has been diagnosed with a deadly virus her social media team and the doctors treating has been sharing health updates in order to dismiss any speculations on a regular basis.

On January 27, she was taken off the ventilator and was given a trial of extubation after which she remained in observation under the team of doctors headed by Dr Pratit Samdani.


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