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Congressional Senior Leader Ahmed Patel Admitted To ICU, Stable Condition, Says Family


The Senior Leader of Congress, Ahmed Patel, has been admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Medanta Hospital in Gurugram, weeks after the first test of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19). Patel’s son, Faisal, shared a statement on behalf of his family to update his father’s medical condition. The family said Patel’s condition is currently stable as he continues to be under medical observation.

“We will provide you with updates from this identifier. We ask you to pray for his speedy recovery, ”the Rajya Sabha member’s family said in a statement posted on Twitter, @mfaisalpatel.

On October 1, Patel announced that he had tested positive for Covid-19 and had self-isolated at his Delhi residence. On Twitter, the congressional leader urged everyone who was in close contact with him recently to isolate themselves.

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In the recent past, several key political figures from across the country, including Union Interior Minister Amit Shah, Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa, Haryana Chief Minister ML Khattar, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister , Shivraj Singh Chouhan, and Delhi’s Senior Deputy Minister Manish Sisodia tested positive. for Covid-19.

On Saturday, India recorded a single-day peak of 41,100 new coronavirus cases, for a total of 88,14,579 cases. Up to 836 people lost their lives to the highly contagious disease, as the total number of coronavirus-related deaths reached 57.542, according to the Union Ministry of Health update at 8 a.m.

The ministry said that a total of 82.05,728 people have been cured / discharged / migrated from Covid-19. The number of daily cases has remained below 50,000 for the seventh consecutive day. India remains the second most affected country in terms of total coronavirus cases and third in terms of related deaths.

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