Coronavirus: Plasma therapy for Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain
New Delhi : Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain, who was tested positive for coronavirus a couple of days back, will be shifted to a private hospital and will be given plasma therapy after his condition worsened, doctors said.
The minister is having high fever and facing problems in breathing. He has also developed pneumonia.
"We are also exploring if he can be shifted to a bigger, private facility, just in case his condition doesn't improve," a doctor was quoted as saying by news agency PTI today.
According to an NDTV report, he will be shifted to Max Hospital's Saket facility.
Home Minister Amit Shah tweeted on Friday to wish for his speedy recovery. "Praying for the speedy recovery of Shri Satyendra Jain, Health Minister of Delhi who is battling with COVID-19 infection," he tweeted.
Delhi LG Anil Baijal also wished him a speedy recovery. "Praying for speedy recovery & good health of Hon'ble Minister, GNCTD @SatyendarJain ji," he tweeted.