Cured Of COVID Finally, Ex-Minister To Walk Out Of Hospital After Record 101 Days
Ahmedabad: Bharatsinh Solanki tested positive for COVID-19 in the third week of June and had to be hospitalized.
After treatment lasting 101 days, the former Union minister and Congress MP from Gujarat is finally fit to be discharged from CIMS Hospital in Ahmedabad.
According to a statement released by the hospital, Solanki's stay in hospital is the "longest in Asia" for a COVID patient.
Solanki was on ventilator support for 51 days, from mid-July, before undergoing intensive rehabilitation and physiotherapy since the first week of September.
He had tested positive for the deadly virus on June 21, two days after contesting in the Rajya Sabha polls.
Initially admitted to a private hospital in Vadodara, Solanki was shifted to CIMS a week later, after he developing complications.