Panaji: The panel of medical experts on Tuesday decided that Union AYUSH Minister Shripad Naik should continue taking treatment at Manipal Hospital , where he is admitted after diagnosed positive for COVID-19 infection.
The team of doctors from All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi and Army Hospital, New Delhi, which arrived on Monday after Naik’s health deteriorated, took review of his condition and opined against shifting him to New Delhi.
State Chief Minister Pramod Sawant, who met the experts, said that the team has expressed satisfaction with the treatment being received by the Minister. “Since his health condition is stable, they have stated that there is no need to shift him to AIIMS, Delhi,” Sawant said.
Naik was admitted to Manipal Hospital on August 12 after he was tested positive for the infection.