There was no change in the condition of former President Pranab Mukherjee and he continued to be on ventilator support, the hospital said on Saturday.
In an update on Saturday morning, the Army Research and Referral Hospital said Pranab Mukherjee is “deeply comatose” and is being treated for a respiratory infection.
The hospital said, “The condition of Hon’ble Shri Pranab Mukherjee remains unchanged this morning. He is deeply comatose and is being treated for a respiratory infection. His vital parameters are stable and he continues to be on ventilatory support.”
Pranab Mukherjee was admitted to the Army’s Research and Referral Hospital in Delhi Cantonment on August 10 and was operated for removal of a clot in the brain.
The former president had also tested positive for coronavirus. Thereafter, he developed a lung infection and is being treated for the same. His health parameters are being closely monitored by a team of specialists at the hospital.