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Milkha Singh admitted to PGIMER with dipping oxygen level

4 days after Flying Sikh Milkha Singh was discharged from a Mohali hospital after contracting Covid-19 final month, the previous Commonwealth Video games champion and 1960 Rome Olympian was admitted to Nehru Hospital Extension at Publish Graduate Institute of Medical Schooling and Analysis (PGIMER) on Thursday.

Whereas the 91-year-old athletics legend stayed within the Mohali hospital for six days earlier than getting discharged, Singh’s spouse Nirmal Kaur continues to be within the ICU on the Mohali hospital with fluctuating oxygen requirement.

“Sure, my father has been admitted within the PGIMER right now,” Singh’s son and 14-time worldwide winner Jeev Milkha Singh confirmed to The Indian The Press Reporter on Thursday night.

Singh, who had contracted the Covid-19 virus on Could 19 final month after one of many cooks at their Sector eight residence examined constructive for Covid-19, was admitted in a Mohali hospital on Could 24 after affected by diarrhea and dehydration aside from much less oxygen saturation stage.

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Singh was in isolation and on oxygen help at his residence after his discharge from the Mohali hospital on Sunday final week earlier than he was admitted to PGIMER on Thursday afternoon with dipping ranges of oxygen.

“Milkha Singh has been admitted to the Nehru Hospital Extension at PGIMER at 3.35 pm right now after dipping ranges of oxygen. He’s being noticed by a workforce of docs,” mentioned a PGIMER official.

Whereas Singh was earlier admitted in ICU on the Mohali hospital, he was later shifted to a standard room along with his spouse Nirmal Kaur, who examined constructive for Covid-19 final week. Kaur was shifted to the ICU of the Mohali hospital on Could 26 resulting from Covid pneumonia. Singh’s daughter Dr Mona Singh, who works in Covid ward in Metropolitan hospital in New York, got here to India final week and is coordinating with the docs on the hospitals.

Whereas Kaur, a former Indian volleyball captain was admitted on elevated oxygen help in ICU final week, her situation was secure and she or he stays within the ICU. “Mrs Milkha Singh continues to be in ICU with fluctuating oxygen requirement,” learn the medical bulletin on Nirmal Kaur on Thursday.

“Whereas my father stays on Oxygen help at our residence, my mom is in ICU at Mohali hospital. It’s been a tricky time for the household and we’re hopeful that each my mother and father will pull by this,” Jeev had informed The Indian The Press Reporter on Tuesday.

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