Manmohan Singh Health Update: Former PM discharged from AIIMS

Former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh on Tuesday was discharged from AIIMS, Delhi on medical advice.

The 87-year-old Congress leader was discharged around 12:30 pm, hospital sources told PTI. Singh was shifted to a private ward in the Cardio-Neuro tower on Monday night. He was also tested for COVID-19 and his results had come out negative.

Manmohan Singh was shifted out of an intensive care unit (ICU) to a private ward on Monday, while his Covid-19 test result also returned negative. Singh (87) was admitted to the AIIMS here on Sunday evening after he suffered a reaction to a new medication and developed fever.

Singh, a senior leader of the opposition Congress, is currently a member of Rajya Sabha from Rajasthan. He was the prime minister between 2004 and 2014. In 2009, Singh underwent a successful coronary bypass surgery at the AIIMS. A number of leaders expressed concern over his health and wished him a speedy recovery.

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