RTI activist Saket Gokhle on Thursday said that he will be out of the intensive care unit (ICU) by tonight after "all his cardiac parameters were normal" and also his COVID-19 test was negative.
"Health update: I’ll be out of ICU by tonight & all my cardiac parameters are normal. Covid test is also negative. A bit of observation & then good to go home," Gokhale tweeted.
Gokhale said he had sudden chest pain and breathlessness on Monday evening after which he was rushed to a hospital. "Turns out it was a cardiac incident (aka. mild heart attack)," he said. "I’ve been in the ICU (& got 15 mins of phone usage today) so wanted to update that I’m fine now, will be out of the ICU by tonight & then home after a short observation period," he wrote on Instagram.
He also thanked his well-wishers for their prayers. "I have barely gotten a chance yet to read through all the lovely messages of support & I’m incredibly indebted to you ALL for being so kind. Hope to be back fighting fit very soon, Inshallah," he wrote in a tweet.
In another tweet, Gokhale who was allowed to use his phone for 15 minutes, called singer and actor Diljit Dosanjh 'A BOSS!'. For the unintiated, Dosanjh and Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut have been involved in an ugly spat on Twitter over farmers protest in Delhi and surrounding areas.