Amit Shah discharged from AIIMS post COVID-19 care

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah (Twitter/@AmitShah)
Union Home Minister Amit Shah (Twitter/@AmitShah)

New Delhi : Union Home Minister Amit Shah, who was admitted to Delhi's AIIMS hospital for post-COVID-19 care, has been discharged.

He was tested positive for coronavirus on August 2. 

On Saturday, the hospital said Mr Shah "has recovered". "Amit Shah, Union Home Minister, is admitted at AIIMS, New Delhi for post-COVID care. He has recovered and is likely to be discharged in a short time," the AIIMS had said in a statement.

He was discharged from the hospital at 7 am on Monday.

He was admitted to the Delhi hospital on August 18 after he complained of "fatigue and body ache".

Earlier this morning, he tweeted Onam greetings.

Coronavirus has affected more than 36 lakh people in India. India recorded its biggest single-day surge of 78,761 fresh infections on Sunday, setting a new global record. More than 64,000 people have lost their lives due to coronavirus infection in the nation.

Across the world, over 2.4 crore cases have been registered since the beginning of the pandemic; over 8.4 lakh people have died. 

India is the third worst-hit country by the coronavirus pandemic in the world after the United States and Brazil.