Sonia Gandhi discharged from hospital after 11 days, advised rest

Congress president Sonia Gandhi was on Sunday discharged from a private hospital where she was undergoing treatment for dehydration, fever and a shoulder injury for the last 11 days.

PTI August 14, 2016 14:50:42 IST
Sonia Gandhi discharged from hospital after 11 days, advised rest

New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi was on Sunday discharged from a private hospital where she was undergoing treatment for dehydration, fever and a shoulder injury for the last 11 days.

Sonia Gandhi discharged from hospital after 11 days advised rest

Congress President Sonia Gandhi. PTI

Doctors treating her at the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital said she has recovered from her illness and injury to the left shoulder and is stable now. Sonia, who was admitted on 3 August, has been advised rest.

"Sonia Gandhi's medical condition at the time of discharge from the hospital is stable. She has been advised rest and continuation of medicines. Gandhi is likely to visit the hospital for further evaluation of her condition in the coming week," said D S Rana, chairman of board of management of the hospital.

Sixty-nine year-old Gandhi was admitted to the hospital after being taken ill during a roadshow in Varanasi.

She had undergone a surgery on her left shoulder on 3 August and doctors said she has recovered from the injury.

Gandhi was admitted under the care of Arup Basu, senior consultant, department of pulmonology and chest medicine and his team.

She was operated for her shoulder injury at the hospital by Prateek Gupta, senior consultant and his team from department of orthopaedics and Sanjay Desai from Mumbai.

The Congress chief was shifted to the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital from the Army Research and Referral Hospital, where she was rushed soon after her arrival from Varanasi around midnight of 2 August.

Sonia had to cut short her roadshow in Varanasi after she was taken ill. She had fractured her left shoulder during the roadshow.

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