Chennai, August 14
Veteran playback singer SP Balasubrahmanyam, who has examined optimistic for COVID-19, was in a “critical” situation after his well being deteriorated, the non-public hospital treating him stated on Friday.
The 74-year-old singer was on life help within the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and presently beneath statement by a crew of consultants from vital care, a well being bulletin issued by MGM Healthcare, the place he was admitted on August 5, stated.
“There has been a setback in the health of Thiru (Mr) SP Balasubrahmanyam…. in a late night development on August 13, his condition had deteriorated,” MGM Healthcare Assistant Director of Medical Services Dr Anuradha Baskaran stated.
The hospital had on Thursday stated he was “stable”.
“Based on the advice of the expert medical team attending to him, he has been moved to the ICU and he is on life support and his condition remains critical,” Baskaran added.
The singer-actor, admitted with gentle signs of COVID-19, is presently beneath statement by the crew of medical doctors from vital care and “his haemodynamic and clinical parameters are being closely monitored,” she stated.
Balasubrahmanyam, who has labored throughout Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Hindi and Malayalam movie industries and rendered hundreds of ever-green songs, was admitted to the hospital right here on August 5 following complaints of chilly and “on and off” fever for two-three days then. PTI