Sasikala health news: VK Sasikala tests positive for Covid-19, admitted to ICU | Bengaluru News

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BENGALURU: Former AIADMK normal secretary VK Sasikala, who was slated to be launched on January 27 after serving a four-year time period at Bengaluru Central Jail in a disproportionate belongings case, has examined constructive for Covid-19.
She is being handled within the Intensive Care Unit of Victoria Hospital, stated medical superintendent Dr Ramesh Krishna Okay.
The repeat RT-PCR take a look at of Sasikala, who had examined detrimental on Wednesday on admission at Bowring and Girl Curzon Hospital and shifted the following day to Victoria Hospital following persistent fever and breathlessness, got here constructive on Thursday evening.
“She is in a secure situation and never on a ventilator. She is affected by extreme lung an infection and her CT severity rating is about 16/25. She is on oxygen assist; 10 litres of oxygen have been given although her saturation degree is 98%. As she is diabetic, we’re monitoring her,” he stated. She is suspected to be affected by Extreme Acute Respiratory An infection (SARI).
She has been recognized with Kind 2 diabetes mellitus, hypertension, hypothyroidism and urinary tract an infection.
The hospital stated she is “secure” and examination revealed “bilateral crepitations”.

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