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ICMR chief Balram Bhargava undergoing treatment for COVID-19 at AIIMS Trauma Centre

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New Delhi, Dec 18: Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) Director General Balram Bhargava is undergoing treatment for COVID-19 at the AIIMS Trauma Centre here, official sources said on Friday.

ICMR chief Balram Bhargava undergoing treatment for COVID-19 at AIIMS Trauma Centre

Bhargava, who is also a cardiologist, had tested positive for coronavirus infection around 7-8 days ago and was under home isolation, they said.

India had estimated 74 million COVID-19 infections by August: ICMR

He was admitted to the AIIMS Trauma Centre, which was converted into a dedicated COVID-19 facility on December 15.

According to the sources, he is recovering well and likely to be discharged soon.

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