Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar’s health deteriorates again; will remain in ICU

Mumbai/Bhubaneswar: The health condition of legendary singer and Bharat Ratna Lata Mangeshkar deteriorated on Saturday.

According to reports, Mangeshkar is still on a ventilator and remains in critical condition in the ICU at Breach Candy Hospital in Mumbai.

“Veteran singer Lata Mangeshkar’s health condition has deteriorated again, she is critical. She is on a ventilator. She is still in ICU and will remain under the observation of doctors,” said Dr Pratit Samdani at Breach Candy Hospital.

The 92-year-old singer on Thursday morning was given a “trial of extubation (off the invasive Ventilator)” and was showing signs of improvement, as per a statement from the Mangeshkar family.

The statement read that the “India’s Nightingale” continues to be in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at the Breach Candy Hospital in Mumbai.

It read: “Lata didi continues to be in the ICU at Breach Candy Hospital, Mumbai under treatment. She has been given a TRIAL of extubation (off the invasive Ventilator) this morning.”

“Presently, she is showing signs of improvement but will remain under observation of the team of doctors headed by Dr Pratit Samdani. We thank each one of you for your prayers and good wishes.”

The 92-year-old legendary singer was admitted to the hospital near her home in south Mumbai with Covid-19 and related health issues. She had tested positive on Tuesday (January 11) after reportedly contracting the virus from one of the house helps.

(With IANS inputs)

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