Covid-19 positive Manish Sisodia infected with dengue, blood platelets falling, says Hospital
New Delhi, Sep 24: Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia is suffering from Dengue & his blood platelets count is falling. He was admitted to Lok Nayak Jayaprakash Hospital in Delhi after he complained of fever & low oxygen levels. He has also tested positive for COVID-19.
Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia is now being shifted to Max Hospital, Saket from LNJP Hospital.
The Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan (LNJP) Hospital is a dedicated COVID-19 facility.
"The Deputy CM will be administered an RT-PCR test in a couple of days," the doctor said.
Asked if the minister has any co-morbidities, the doctor, also a senior official said, "He has hypertension."
The 48-year-old Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader was admitted to the hospital after he complained of fever and low oxygen level.
In a video message, Sisodia praised the efforts made by doctors at the LNJP hospital.
Sisodia had tested positive for COVID-19 on September 14 and was in home isolation.
Sisodia was unable to attend the one-day Delhi Assembly session on September 14 since he had tested positive for the disease.
He is the second Cabinet minister in the Arvind Kejriwal government to contract COVID-19 infection after Health Minister Satyendar Jain.
The health minister had tested positive for COVID-19 in June and was hospitalised. He was later administered plasma therapy.