Condition of Education Minister Jaggarnath Mahto continues to be serious

Ranchi: State’s Education Minister Jaggarnath Mahto who has been detected positive for Coronavirus and is undergoing treatment at a private hospital was stated to be serious.

The doctors treating him at Medica Hospital said that the saturation level of oxygen in the body if the minister was the same. Medical Director and Head of Critical care Dr Vijay Mishra said that since the day the Minister had come to the hospital his condition was the same.

The doctor said that Jaggarnath Mahto has been twice given plasma. He said that he was given first plasma therapy in RIMS and after he was shifted to Medica then also plasma has been administered to him but his situation has not improved. He said that the minister was being given 100 percent high flow oxygen however he exuded confidence that in a day or two his condition would improve.

Jaggarnath Mahto apart from Coronavirus was also being provided medicines for pneumonia and after he comes out of oxygen support his CT scan would be done to find whether the infection has reached his chest or not.

On September 28 the Education Minister had tested positive for Coronavirus and after he complained of breathing difficulties he was brought from his home in Bokaro district to Ranchi and was admitted at RIMS. After a couple of days, the Jaggarnath Mahto was shifted to Medica Hospital.

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