Union Minister of State for Defence and AYUSH Shripad Naik is likely to be discharged later on Saturday, according to a spokesperson for Goa’s Manipal Hospital, where Naik is currently admitted to. Naik is undergoing treatment for Covid-19.
“We are discharging Shripad ji today afternoon,” Shekhar Salkar, a spokesperson for the hospital said in a statement.
Naik was admitted to the private health facility on August 12, after he tested positive for Covid-19. A central team from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences was monitoring the Union Minister’s health.
Naik, a senior BJP leader is a Lok Sabha MP from the North Goa parliamentary constituency.