Union Home Minister Amit Shah was admitted to Delhi’s AIIMS on Tuesday.
Reprots said that Shah was admitted to hospital due to chest infection and his condition is stable.
It is learnt that Shah had undergone a CT scan at a private hospital on Monday and the test results showed that he has some infection in his chest.
Shah decided to admit himself at AIIMS on the advice of his doctors. Shah is currently under the observation of AIIMS director Dr Randeep Guleria, who is a chest specialist. It is expected that Shah would remain under observation for 24 hours at AIIMS.
Earlier on August 14, Shah had tested negative for coronavirus. The home minister was diagnosed with COVID-19 on August 2 and was admitted to Gurugram’s Medanta Hospital following the advice of doctors. Shah had then taken to social media and had said he was being admitted to the hospital.
“My health is fine, but am being admitted to hospital on the advice of doctors. Requests all those who came in contact with me these last few days to self-isolate and get themselves tested,” Amit Shah had said earlier.
Taking to Twitter, Shah had later confirmed he was later tested negative for the novel coronavirus.
“Today my Coronavirus test report has come negative. I thank God and express my heartfelt gratitude to all those who blessed me and my family and prayed for my well being,” Amit Shah had tweeted.
He went on to say that he will stay in home isolation for a few more days on the advice of doctors.
In another tweet, the Home Minister had also thanked the doctors and medical staff at the Medanta Hospital for treating him and taking care of him.