SP leader Azam Khan in critical condition, on oxygen support
Senior Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan, who is undergoing treatment for Covid-19 since May 9, is on oxygen support and his condition is critical, said Medanta Hospital Lucknow director Rakesh Kapoor on Saturday.
Azam is currently in the intensive care unit of critical care medicine on 5 litre per minute oxygen support, he added.
Azam Khan and his son Abdullah Khan tested positive for Covid-19 on April 30.
Azam’s health suddenly deteriorated on May 9, following which he along with his son was sent to Lucknow by an ambulance.
Azam is being treated in the ICU for fibrosis and cavity in his lungs, said Kapoor.
His son’s condition is currently stable.
Khan has been lodged in Sitapur jail since February last year with more than a hundred cases registered against him.
His son has also been lodged in Sitapur jail in several cases filed against him.