Union Home Minister Amit Shah has been discharged from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMMS), New Delhi. He had been admitted to the facility on September 13 for a complete medical checkup as part of post-Covid care.
Reports had stated that he was taken to AIIMS-Delhi after experiencing “uneasiness” and “breathing difficulties”. He was admitted to the Cardia Neuro tower in AIIMS.
Home Minister Amit Shah had first tested positive for Covid-19 on August 2. In a tweet, the minister had announced that he got himself tested after exhibiting initial symptoms of the infection. “I request everyone who came in contact with me to get tested,” Shah had added.
He was first admitted to the private Medanta Hospital in Haryana’s Gurugram and discharged on August 14 after testing negative for Covid-19. Shah was admitted to AIIMS for post-Covid care on August 18 and later discharged on August 31.
On Thursday, Amit Shah also participated in the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) ‘Sanrakshika Day’ as the chief guest through video-conferencing. The event was organised by CISF Wives Welfare Association.
India’s Covid-19 caseload stands in excess of 51 lakh with 10,09,976 active cases, 40,25,079 recoveries and 83,198 virus-related deaths as per the latest update by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW).