Ex-PM Manmohan Singh identified with dengue, situation bettering: AIIMS official

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has been identified with dengue, however his well being situation is bettering, AIIMS officers mentioned Saturday.

The 89-year-old Congress chief was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) right here Wednesday night after he complained of weak spot following a fever. “He has been diagnosed with dengue, but his platelet count is now increasing and his condition is improving,” an official mentioned Saturday.

Singh has been admitted to a non-public ward within the cardio-neuro centre of the hospital and is below the care of a crew of cardiologists led by Dr Nitish Naik.

Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya met Singh on Thursday and enquired about his well being.

A row erupted after Mandaviya’s go to as he allegedly took a photographer with him whereas visiting the previous prime minister. Manmohan Singh’s daughter, Daman Singh, had hit out at Mandaviya for getting a photographer towards the desires of the household.

Daman Singh informed a ThePrint that her mom was very upset as a result of a photographer had entered the room together with the minister. But when she insisted that the photographer go away the room, “she was completely ignored”. “She was very upset. My parents are trying to cope in a difficult situation. They are elderly people. Not animals in a zoo,” Daman Singh mentioned.