Congress MP Rajeev Satav succumbs to Cytomegalovirus

  • The 46-year-old chief was on ventilator help on the hospital after his well being deteriorated.
By hindustantimes.com | Written by Susmita Pakrasi, Hindustan Instances, New Delhi

UPDATED ON MAY 16, 2021 10:21 AM IST

Congress MP Rajeev Satav handed away at a non-public hospital in Pune on Sunday, days after recovering from coronavirus an infection (Covid-19), confirmed hospital authorities.

The 46-year-old chief was on ventilator help on the hospital after his well being deteriorated.

Satav, thought-about near Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, had examined constructive for Covid-19 earlier on April 22. He was later recognized with a brand new viral an infection known as Cytomegalovirus and was in a vital situation.

Expressing his condolence, Gandhi mentioned, “I’m very unhappy on the lack of my good friend Rajeev Satav. He was a frontrunner with enormous potential who embodied the beliefs of the Congress. It’s an enormous loss for us all. My condolences and like to his household.

“Satav’s Covid take a look at had come detrimental round 4 days again after affected by it for nearly 20 days. Nonetheless his lungs have been closely contaminated,” mentioned Maharashtra minister Vishwajeet Kadam.

Earlier on Saturday, Maharashtra well being minister Rajesh Tope mentioned Satav is affected by contemporary an infection as a result of Cytomegalovirus.

Cytomegalovirus is a typical herpes virus. The virus, which stays dormant within the physique, could cause problems throughout being pregnant and for individuals with a weakened immune system.

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