Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain, who’s in hospital for Covid-19 therapy, confirmed some enchancment on Thursday however his fever has not but subsided, senior officers mentioned.
The 55-year-old minister is getting oxygen help on and off as per requirement, they mentioned.
Jain had examined constructive for Covid-19 on Wednesday, a day after he was admitted to Rajiv Gandhi Super Speciality Hospital (RGSSH) right here after operating high-grade fever and struggling sudden drop in oxygen ranges.
“His fever is down a bit immediately. He was saved on oxygen provide for longer time immediately. But, his total situation is enhancing,” a senior official of the hospital mentioned.
Sources in Delhi authorities on Wednesday mentioned contact tracing of people that interacted with him within the final couple of days has began, and they are going to be quarantined as per the recommendation of medical doctors.
On Sunday, Jain attended a high-level assembly on coronavirus state of affairs within the nationwide capital, chaired by Union Home Minister Amit Shah, which was additionally attended by Delhi Lt Governor Anil Baijal, Delhi Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, his deputy Manish Sisodia and Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan.
Jain was delivered to the RGSSH, a devoted Covid-19 facility, within the early hours of Tuesday and was administered a take a look at for novel coronavirus an infection that morning, for which he had examined unfavourable.
His take a look at was repeated on Wednesday ashe nonetheless had fever and confirmed signs of the an infection. This time the outcome got here out constructive.