Former President of India Pranab Mukherjee passed away on Monday. He was 84. His son Abhijit Mukherjee confirmed the news.
The doctors earlier in the day said, "There has been a decline in the medical condition of Shri Pranab Mukherjee since yesterday. He is in septic shock due to his lung infection and is being managed by a team of specialists. He continues to be in a deep coma and on ventilator support," the hospital said in a statement.
The former president was admitted to the hospital in Delhi Cantonment on August 10 and was operated the same day for removal of a clot in his brain. He later developed a lung infection.
Mukherjee was also found to be Covid-19 positive when he was admitted on August 10.