Union Minister Som Parkash in the ICU of Mohali Hospital | India News
CHANDIGARH: Union Minister Som parkash, who tested positive for Covid-19 earlier this week, is receiving oxygen in an ICU of a private hospital in Mohali where doctors were closely monitoring his condition.
Parkash (72), Minister of State for Trade and Industry of the Union and deputy of the BJP of Hoshiarpur, had tweeted earlier this week, stating that he tested positive for the infection.
According to a statement issued Saturday by Mohali’s Fortis Hospital, “Som Parkash has Covid pneumonia with significant lung involvement and elevated biomarkers.”
“He is receiving oxygen and is being managed medically according to guidelines. He is being closely monitored in the intensive care unit and the next few days would determine the trajectory of his stabilization,” he said.
Parkash was previously admitted to Gian Sagar Hospital in Banur in Patiala and on Friday he was taken to Fortis Hospital, said a senior health official with the health department.