Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalitha who has been battling with multiple problems at Apollo Hospitals Chennai was shifted from ICU to normal ward this evening, according to hospital sources. She has recovered to a great extent and her breathing has improved, they said. She may be in observation for some more days to acclimatise herself to the general environment, the official twitter account of AIADMK said.
Jayalalitha has been admitted to the hospital for dehydration and later she was diagnoized respiratory problems.
This is the first that that Ms. Jayalalaithaa has been moved out of the CCU since she was admitted on September 22 with complaints of ‘fever’ and ‘dehydration,’ just days short of two months.
The Chief Minister was being treated for pulmonary oedema by the team of doctors at Apollo, with cardiologists, pulmonologists and critical care consultants from AIIMS, Delhi, and Guy’s and St. Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London, weighing in. Apart from in-house physiotherapists, she also received attention from physiotherapists from Singapore, according to sources.
The room will have all requisite facilities to attend to the medical needs of the patient, according to sources.