Delhi Health Minister recovers from COVID-19, discharged from hospital

Jain, who was administered plasma therapy, had tested positive for COVID-19 on June 17

Satyendar Jain, Delhi, Health Minister, coronavirus, COVID-19, plasma therapy
Jain had tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday, a day after he was admitted to Rajiv Gandhi Super Speciality Hospital (RGSSH) after running a high-grade fever and suffering a sudden drop in oxygen levels. Photo: ANI/Twitter

Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain was on Friday (June 26) discharged from the Max Hospital in New Delhi after he tested negative for COVID-19, sources said.

Jain, who was administered plasma therapy, had tested positive for COVID-19 on June 17, a day after he was admitted to the Rajiv Gandhi Super Speciality Hospital (RGSSH) with high-grade fever and a sudden drop in oxygen levels.

The 55-year-old minister was shifted to the ICU of Max Hospital, Saket, on June 19 after his condition worsened.

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“He has tested negative for COVID-19 and has been discharged from hospital,” a source said.

Jain was moved out of the ICU of the dedicated COVID-19 facility on June 22, two days after he was administered plasma therapy.

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