Farooq Abdullah hospitalised in Srinagar as precautionary measure days after testing COVID-19 positive
NC leader Omar Abdullah said Farooq has been admitted to a hospital based on the advice of doctors, and 'to enable them to better monitor him'
Taking to Twitter, his son Omar Abdullah said Farooq Abdullah has been admitted to hospital in Srinagar based on the advice of doctors "to enable them to better monitor" him.
"Our family remains grateful to everyone for their messages of support and their prayers," he added.
Based on the advice of doctors to enable them to better monitor my father, he has been admitted to hospital in Srinagar. Our family remains grateful to everyone for their messages of support & their prayers
— Omar Abdullah (@OmarAbdullah) April 3, 2021
The 85-year-old NC president tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday. He was kept in home-isolation initially, but doctors on Saturday decided to shift him to a hospital for better medical care.
Several leaders, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, wished him a speedy recovery after news of his testing positive for the disease came to light.
Farooq Abdullah received his first dose of COVID-19 vaccine on 2 March.
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The court order also said that other pending routine or non-urgent matters and those cases filed or listed between 22 March, 2020 and 31 December, 2020 shall not be taken up for now and would be adjourned en bloc
In an order on Monday, the govt said that the move sought to address reports of 'acute shortage of the medicines due to a sudden rise in cases' in the National Capital