Milkha Singh health update: India legend's condition is stable, confirms hospital spokesperson

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Legendary Indian sprinter Milkha Singh is "better and much stable" arsenic helium battles coronavirus successful the ICU of the PGIMER infirmary of Chandigarh.

India fable  Milkha Singh. (AFP Photo)

India fable Milkha Singh. (AFP Photo)


  • Milkha Singh is amended and much unchangeable arsenic helium battles Covid-19 successful ICU of PGIMER hospital
  • Milkha Singh was admitted to the PGIMER infirmary successful Chandigarh connected Thursday night
  • Milkha's woman Nirmal Kaur is besides receiving Covid attraction successful the ICU owed to fluctuating oxygen levels

Former Indian sprinter Milkha Singh, who was admitted to Chandigarh's Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER), connected Thursday is successful a unchangeable condition, confirmed the authoritative spokesperson of the hospital.

In a statement, the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) said that Milkha is amended than Thursday erstwhile helium was brought to the infirmary with dipping levels of oxygen.

Meanwhile, Milkha Singh's woman has deteriorated with progression of illness and summation successful oxygen requirement. She is presently connected HFNC and NIV intermittently

"On the ground of his aesculapian parameters today, his information has been observed amended and much unchangeable than yesterday," PGIMER's authoritative spokesperson, Prof Ashok Kumar, said.

Milkha Singh was rushed to the Hospital of Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) aft his wellness deteriorated connected Thursday night. He has been suffering from Covid-19 since May 20.

Kumar said that Milkha is being intimately monitored by a squad of 3 doctors astatine PGIMER.

PM Narendra Modi expressed anticipation that Singh volition beryllium backmost soon to bless and animate athletes, who volition beryllium participating successful the Tokyo Olympics, authorities sources told quality bureau PTI.

Many acknowledgment to Prime Minister @narendramodi for taking clip retired from his engaged docket and telephone dada to find retired astir his health.

Dad had to shifted backmost to the infirmary yesterday. He is stable.

And erstwhile again, convey you besides to everyone who has kept him successful their thoughts.

— Jeev Milkha Singh (@JeevMilkhaSingh) June 4, 2021

Earlier successful the day, Milkha's lad Jeev excessively said that his begetter was unchangeable and thanked the PM for calling his father.

"Many acknowledgment to Prime [email protected] for taking clip retired of his engaged docket and telephone dada to find retired astir his health," Jeev said successful a tweet.

Milkha Singh is suspected to person contracted the Covid-19 corruption from the location assistance who had tested affirmative for the virus. His woman had earlier tested antagonistic for the microorganism erstwhile the others successful his household contracted the virus.

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