Manish Sisodia tests negative for Covid-19, discharged from hospital
Deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia was discharged a Delhi hospital after testing negative for Covid-19 on Tuesday. The doctors have still advised him to take rest for a week, his office said in a statement.
Along with Covid-19 , Sisodia was also suffering from Dengue. He was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit at a private Max hospital in Delhi on September 25.
Sisodia was later administered convalescent plasma therapy after which there was an improvement in his health condition.
The 48-year-old Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader tested positive for Covid-19 on September 14. He was moved to the state-run Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan hospital on September 23 after his condition deteriorated in home isolation.
Sisodia is the second minister in the Arvind Kejriwal-led cabinet to have tested positive for Covid-19.
In June, Delhi health minister Satyendar Jain was hospitalised after he tested positive for Covid-19. He was discharged from the hospital on June 26 after being treated for 12 days.