Home Minister Amit Shah has recovered, likely to be discharged in short time, says AIIMS
The home minister was admitted to AIIMS-Delhi on 18 August following complaints of fatigue and body aches, days after recovering from COVID-19
New Delhi: Union Home Minister Amit Shah, who was admitted to AIIMS-Delhi on 18 August for post-COVID care, has recovered and is likely to be discharged in a short time, hospital authorities said on Saturday.
"Amit Shah, Union Home Minister, is admitted at AIIMS, New Delhi for post-COVID care. He has recovered and is likelyto be discharged in a short time," the AIIMS said in a statement.
On 2 August, Shah, 55, had said on Twitter that he had tested positive for COVID-19 . He had undergone treatment for the coronavirus infection at Medanta Hospital and was discharged after he tested negative for the disease.
According to an earlier statement by AIIMS, he was admitted to the hospital on 18 August following complaints of fatigue and body aches, days after his discharge.
Over 4.23 crore balance and unutilised vaccine doses are still available with the states and Union Territories for inoculation, it said.
An official said with 4,285 patients discharged from hospitals in the last 24 hours, the number of recovered cases rose to 63,49,029.
Initially, they try to explain to him about the importance of vaccination. When they see that words aren’t having any effect on him, they firmly pin him down to the ground and get him vaccinated