Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' admitted to AIIMS due to post-COVID complications

The Union education minister had tested positive for COVID-19 on 21 April and had resumed office after recovery

Press Trust of India June 01, 2021 13:27:52 IST
Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' admitted to AIIMS due to post-COVID complications

File photo of Ramesh Pokhriyal. PTI

New Delhi: Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' was admitted to the AIIMS on Tuesday morning due to post-Covid complications.

According to sources, the minister is admitted under Dr Neeraj Nischal, an associate professor in the Department of Medicine at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).

"He (Pokhriyal) was admitted due to post-Covid complications on Tuesday morning. He is admitted under Dr Neeraj Nishchal," a source said.

The education Minister had tested positive for COVID-19 on 21 April.

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