Expelled AIADMK chief VK Sasikala has examined optimistic for the coronavirus and shifted to a COVID-19 intensive care unit, docs treating the 63-year-old jailed aide of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa mentioned on Thursday.
Ms Sasikala, who had earlier tested negative for COVID-19, was secure however she can be bear numerous exams and monitored for now, that they had mentioned.
She was referred to a different hospital for a CT Scan and different exams, Director of the Bowring Hospital Dr Manoj Kumar HV mentioned on Thursday.
Serving her jail time period on the Parappana Agrahara Jail in Bengaluru, she was admitted to the Bowring and Woman Curzon Medical Faculty and Analysis Institute, also referred to as Bowring Hospital with fever and breathlessness on Wednesday, a week before her release.
Ms Sasikala’s oxygen saturation stage was 80 (towards the conventional of 95 and above) on Wednesday night when she was admitted to the hospital.
“Yesterday when she got here she had a fever and breathlessness. Her oxygen saturation was 80 per cent. Her fast Covid check was damaging… In the present day her situation is nice. Her fever and cough are lowered. She is comfy. She is strolling round,” Dr Kumar said.
“She must be discharged in two-three days. As of now, due to the breathlessness, we expect it’s SARI (Extreme Acute Respiratory Infections),” he added.
The physician mentioned she was despatched to the Victoria Hospital for the CT scan this afternoon. Earlier than that, she had undergone a Speedy Antigen and RT-PCR exams which confirmed her COVID-19 experiences damaging, Dr Kumar mentioned.
Ms Sasikala’s nephew and Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam common secretary TTV Dhinakaran, who rushed to Bengaluru on studying about her sickness, instructed reporters she was secure.
“I obtained dependable info that her well being is secure. Medical doctors are taking care of her very nicely. Excellent care is given. They’re monitoring her,” Mr Dhinakaran mentioned.
Sasikala, lodged on the Parappana Agrahara Jail, was sentenced to 4 years imprisonment in February 2017 in a disproportionate property case.
Her sickness comes at a time when she is simply six days away from her launch from jail on January 27.
(With inputs from PTI)