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Lata Mangeshkar's health deteriorates, put on ventilator

THE ASIAN AGE. | BHAGWAN PARAB
Published : Feb 5, 2022, 9:03 pm IST
Updated : Feb 6, 2022, 7:16 am IST

The 92-year-old singer tested positive for Covid with mild symptoms and was admitted on January 8 to Breach Candy Hospital

Lata Mangeshkar (PTI).
 Lata Mangeshkar (PTI).

Mumbai: Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar is critical again. Her health has deteriorated and she has been put on a ventilator in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Breach Kandy Hospital in South Mumbai.

According to doctors treating her, the 92-year old singer had shown signs of improvement as she was off the ventilator last week. However, her health suddenly deteriorated, after which she was put on the ventilator again. A team of doctors led by Dr Pratit Samdani has been keeping a close watch on her 24/7.

Dr Samdani said, “Lata Mangeshkar is in the ICU ward. She continues to be under aggressive therapy and is tolerating the procedures well at this moment.”

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray rushed to the Breach Kandy Hospital and visited doctors treating her. He also met the Mangeshkar family members at the hospital.

Meanwhile, several media personnel gathered outside Breach Candy hospital after news about the singer’s health condition spread. A police bandobast has also been tightened around the hospital. Moreover, news about the singer’s health was displayed outside the Bombay Stock Exchange.

Prayers from all quarters also started pouring out wishing her a speedy recovery. A trend ‘#LataMangeshkar” started on Twitter as one of the twitteratis said, “Pray for her seedy recovery. Has mesmerize millions, billions through her signing & should stay in the world as living legend as far possible. Hope will recover soon.”

Ms Mangeshkar had tested positive for coronavirus with mild symptoms and was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Breach Candy Hospital on January 8.

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