Manmohan Singh tests positive for COVID-19: Rahul Gandhi, Shashi Tharoor, Mamata Banerjee, and others wish former PM speedy recovery

FPJ Web DeskUpdated: Monday, April 19, 2021, 08:00 PM IST
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Dr. Manmohan Singh | File Photo

Former PM Manmohan Singh tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday.

Singh, 88, has been admitted to the AIIMS trauma centre, which is a dedicated COVID facility, sources said, adding his condition is stable.

They said Singh had a mild fever in the morning and later tested positive for COVID-19. The doctors are monitoring his condition. Singh had taken both the doses of COVID-19 vaccine.

Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi wrote: "Dear Dr. Manmohan Singh Ji, Wishing you a speedy recovery. India needs your guidance and advice in this difficult time."

Earlier, Congress leader Manmohan Singh had written to Modi suggesting him for consideration of a few advices that may help to tackle the situation in country. In his two paged letter, Dr Manmohan Singh had highlighted five points before the PM. He wrote, there are many things we must do to fight the epidemic but a big part of this effort must be ramping up the vaccination programme.

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