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Sushma Swaraj’s health improves; PM Modi visits her in hospital

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj who had been admitted to All India Institute Medical Sciences (AIIMS) yesterday after she complained of congestion in the chest is showing signs of improvement, the hospital today
India TV Politics Desk April 27, 2016 23:19 IST
India TV Politics Desk

New Delhi External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj who was admitted to All India Institute Medical Sciences (AIIMS) yesterday is showing signs of improvement, said the hospital administration. Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid a visit to Swaraj, who had complained of congestion in the chest, today evening.

According to sources, the Prime Minister reached the hospital at 9 PM and left at around 9.25 PM.

The condition of Swaraj is showing signs of improvement, the hospital said.

”A medical team of specialists is looking after her. Her current condition is stable and she is showing signs of improvement,” a statement issued by AIIMS said.

A medical board has been constituted to formulate the combined treatment strategy for the minister.
64-year-old Swaraj was admitted to the Cardio-Neuro Centre of AIIMS on April 24.

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"Sushma Swaraj has undergone some test for her chest pain. Reports will come by tomorrow. She is stable now," Amit Gupta, spokesperson of AIIMS, said.

Gupta said that Swaraj (64) is currently under observation by a team of multi-specialists.

She was admitted to the old private ward of Pulmonary Medicine Department of the hospital at around 5 pm. Around 10 PM, she was shifted to the Cardio-Neuro Centre of the hospital.

Swaraj has a history of acute diabetes and has been put on antibiotics.

(With inputs from PTI)