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The numbers of the ongoing COVID-19 cases are reaching new heights in India. According to the latest data, India has reported a total of 4,521 new cases and 31 deaths. The country is in third place in the list of worst-affected countries in the world by Coronavirus pandemic. While we have already lost a lot of huge names, Twitter was in shackles early this morning because '#RipPranabMukherjee' was topping the trending charts. (Recommended Read: 'Nach Baliye 10' Will Feature 'Bhabi Ji Ghar Pe Hain' Fame, Shubhangi Atre And Hubby, Piyush Poorey?)
After which, Pranab Mukherjee's son, Abhijit Mukherjee has come forward and declined all the speculations and rumours about his father's demise. Also, he shared the latest update about his father's condition. Scroll down to know it all!
On August 13, 2020, former President of India, Pranab Mukherjee's son, Abhijit Mukherjee, took to his Twitter handle and posted a fiery message for some of the reputed journalists and media houses. In his tweet, Abhijit rubbished all the claims of his father's demise and showed his anger after '#RipPranabMukherjee' started trending on Twitter for hours. The doting son informed the whole nation that his father is alive and haemodynamically stable that means that the force at which the heart pumps blood is stable. His tweet can be read as "My Father Shri Pranab Mukherjee is still alive & haemodynamically stable! Speculations & fake news being circulated by reputed Journalists on social media clearly reflects that Media in India has become a factory of Fake News." Take a look.
My Father Shri Pranab Mukherjee is still alive & haemodynamically stable !— Abhijit Mukherjee (@ABHIJIT_LS) August 13, 2020
Speculations & fake news being circulated by reputed Journalists on social media clearly reflects that Media in India has become a factory of Fake News .
Soon after Abhijit's tweet, his sister, Sharmistha Mukherjee took to her Twitter handle and requested the whole media fraternity not to call her, as she needs to keep her number free to receive updates from the hospital. In her tweet, Sharmistha wrote, "Rumours about my father is false. Request, especially to media, NOT to call me as I need to keep my phone free for any updates from the hospital." (Don't Miss: Janhvi Kapoor Remembers Her 'Mumma' Sridevi On Her 57th Birthday Anniversary With Monochrome Picture)
Rumours about my father is false. Request, esp’ly to media, NOT to call me as I need to keep my phone free for any updates from the hospital— Sharmistha Mukherjee (@Sharmistha_GK) August 13, 2020
According to the statement released by the Army Research & Referral Hospital, the condition of Pranab Mukherjee is quite stable and constant since he's admitted into the hospital. Their statement can be read as "He is deeply comatose with stable vital parameters and continues to be on ventilatory support." Well, the reason why Pranab Mukherjee was admitted in the hospital was the emergency surgery of a clot in his brain and since then he's on ventilatory support.
On August 10, 2020, Pranab Mukherjee had taken to his Twitter handle and had informed the nation that he has been tested positive for the COVID-19. His tweet could be read as "On a visit to the hospital for a separate procedure, I have tested positive for COVID19 today. I request the people who came in contact with me in the last week, to please self isolate and get tested for COVID-19. #CitizenMukherjee." (Also Read: Kareena Kapoor's Dad, Randhir Kapoor Reacts On Her Pregnancy, Says Taimur Needed A Sibling To Play)
On a visit to the hospital for a separate procedure, I have tested positive for COVID19 today.— Pranab Mukherjee (@CitiznMukherjee) August 10, 2020
I request the people who came in contact with me in the last week, to please self isolate and get tested for COVID-19. #CitizenMukherjee
We wish a speedy recovery for Pranab Mukherjee ji!