Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah, who recently tested positive for Covid-19, was hospitalised for better monitoring, his son Omar Abdullah tweeted on Saturday.
Taking to Twitter, his son Omar Abdullah said Farooq Abdullah has been admitted to hospital in Srinagar based on the advice of doctors “to enable them to better monitor” him.
Based on the advice of doctors to enable them to better monitor my father, he has been admitted to hospital in Srinagar. Our family remains grateful to everyone for their messages of support & their prayers
— Omar Abdullah (@OmarAbdullah) April 3, 2021
“Our family remains grateful to everyone for their messages of support and their prayers,” he added.
The 85-year-old NC president tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday. He was kept in home-isolation initially, but doctors on Saturday decided to shift him to a hospital for better medical care.
Several leaders, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, wished him a speedy recovery after news of his testing positive for the disease came to light.
Farooq Abdullah received his first dose of COVID-19 vaccine on March 2. PTI