Jain administered plasma therapy, condition stable: Sources

Jain was shifted to the ICU of Max hospital from a city government facility after his condition had deteriorated

The condition of the 55-year-old minister is improving and he is being monitored by doctors. Photo: Twitter/AAP Delhi

Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain, who is admitted in the ICU of a private COVID-19 hospital, was on Saturday administered plasma therapy and his condition is now stable, sources said.

The condition of the 55-year-old minister is improving and he is being monitored by doctors, they said.

Jain was shifted to the ICU of Max hospital here from a city government facility after his condition had deteriorated. “Delhi minister Satyendar Jain has been administered plasma therapy. His condition is now stable,” a source said.

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Doctors at Rajiv Gandhi Super Speciality Hospital (RGSSH), where he was earlier admitted, on Thursday (June 18) said he had been diagnosed with pneumonia and his oxygen saturation level had also dipped, prompting hospital authorities to shift him to an intensive care unit.

He had tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday (June 17), a day after he was admitted to RGSSH after running high-grade fever and suffering a sudden drop in oxygen levels.

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