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SP Leader Azam Khan Transferred to Lucknow Hospital Covid-19 ICU | India News


LUCK: One day after being admitted to Medanta Hospital here with a coronavirus infection, Samajwadi Party leader and Rampur Lok Sabha MP Azam Khan was transferred to the facility’s Covid-19 ICU, and is being treated by a team of doctors, the hospital said Monday.
The 72-year-old leader and his son Abdullah Khan were confirmed positive for Covid-19 on April 30 and were admitted to the private hospital from Sitapur jail on Sunday, May 9.
In a health bulletin published here on Monday, the hospital said Azam Khan’s oxygen needs soared during the day to “10 liters per minute,” so “the intensive care team at Medanta Hospital, Lucknow, lo transferred to the ICU Covid. “.
“He was under intense treatment from the doctors there,” the hospital said.
Regarding the condition of Abdullah Khan, 30, the hospital said his condition is “stable and satisfactory.”
The director of Medanta Hospital (Lucknow), Dr. Rakesh Kapoor, told PTI on Sunday that Azam Khan had had moderate symptoms when he was admitted.
“Azam Khan has a fever and has been kept on four liters of oxygen. His tests are underway and consequently his treatment will be carried out. His son is stable,” Kapoor told PTI on Sunday.
Azam Khan, along with his son and wife Tazeen Fatma, was booked into jail in February last year in connection with several cases.
In December, the Allahabad High Court granted bail to Tazeen Fatma in the 34 cases registered against him.
On May 2, the prison administration tried to convince Azam Khan to receive treatment at King George Medical University in Lucknow, but the SP leader refused to be released from prison.
However, he was convinced on Sunday and was admitted to the Medanta Hospital.
A team of doctors from the district hospital, including Sitapur’s marketing director Madhu Garola, had examined Azam Khan on Sunday.
Thirteen other inmates had also tested positive for Covid-19 after complaining of a fever and cough on April 29, a jail official previously said.

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