COVID positive Azam Khan, son shifted to Lucknow hospital from Sitapur jail: Officials

Senior Samajwadi Celebration chief Mohammad Azam Khan and his son Abdullah Khan have been shifted from the Sitapur jail to a non-public hospital in Lucknow for coronavirus remedy, officers stated on Sunday.

“Azam Khan has examined optimistic for COVID-19, and has reasonable signs,” Medanta Hospital (Lucknow) Director Dr Rakesh Kapoor advised PTI.

On Could 2, the jail administration tried to persuade Azam Khan for remedy at Lucknow’s King George’s Medical College however the SP chief refused to maneuver out of the jail.

On Sunday, he was satisfied and officers confirmed within the night that he alongside together with his son had been headed to Lucknow’s Medanta Hospital.

“Azam Khan has fever, and has been saved on 4 litres of oxygen. His exams are being carried out, and accordingly, his remedy can be accomplished. His son is steady,” Kapoor stated.

A crew of docs from the district hospital, together with Sitapur CMO Madhu Garola, had examined Azam Khan on Sunday.

Officers from the district administration defined to Azam Khan for a very long time the necessity to take him to Lucknow for higher remedy, Deputy Jailor Onkar Pandey stated.

Azam Khan and Abdullah had been confirmed COVID-19 optimistic on April 30.

13 different inmates had additionally examined optimistic for COVID-19 after they complained of fever and cough on April 29, added the deputy jailor.

Azam Khan, alongside together with his son and spouse Tazeen Fatma, was lodged within the jail in February final yr in reference to numerous circumstances.

The Allahabad Excessive Courtroom had in December granted bail to Tazeen Fatma in all 34 circumstances registered in opposition to her.

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