Amit Shah discharged from AIIMS Delhi: Union minister has been hospitalised thrice in past two months

AIIMS, on 12 September, said Shah was being admitted for a day or two for a complete medical check-up before the Monsoon Session of Parliament

Press Trust of India September 17, 2020 21:55:55 IST
Amit Shah discharged from AIIMS Delhi: Union minister has been hospitalised thrice in past two months

File image of home minister Amit Shah. ANI

New Delhi: Union Home Minister Amit Shah, who recently recovered from COVID-19 and was admitted to AIIMS for a complete medical checkup, was discharged on Thursday evening, officials said. He was admitted to the premier hospital on 12 September.

The home minister has been discharged from AIIMS, an official said.

Earlier in the day, Shah had addressed an event in his constituency Gandhinagar in Gujarat through video conference.

On 2 August, Shah, 55, had said on Twitter that he had tested positive for COVID-19 .

He had undergone treatment at Medanta Hospital and was discharged after he recovered from the disease.

Shah was admitted to the AIIMS on 18 August for post-COVID care and was discharged on 30 August following recovery, hospital authorities had said.

After his admission at AIIMS on 12 September, the AIIMS said in a statement: "As per advice given at discharge, he has now been admitted for complete medical check-up before Parliament session for 1 or 2 days".

The Monsoon Session of Parliament is ongoing.

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