MK MLA Anbazhagan on ventilator support; state tally at 27,256

MK MLA Anbazhagan on ventilator support; state tally at 27,256

DMK MLA J Anbazhagan (61) continues to be on ventilator support, a day after he tested positive for COVID-19.

Anbazhagan is admitted at Dr. Reela Institute & Medical Centre, Chrompet, in Chennai, and has been relying on 80 per cent oxygen through the ventilator.

“He was presented with severe acute respiratory distress and his COVID PCR test was positive at the time of submission. Initially, he was managed, with oxygen therapy through a facemask, and later on, was put on ventilator support as his respiratory distress worsened. He is currently getting 80 per cent of oxygen through the ventilator and his condition remains unchanged for the last 24 hours,” said the release by the hospital.