Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel was admitted to ICU on Sunday. He has been seriously ill with Covid-19. He contracted the infection in the first week of October, and since then, he was undergoing treatment. He was shifted to the Intensive Care Unit of Medanta Hospital, Gurugram. The 71-year-old Congress leader announced on 1st October on Twitter that he had contracted the infection.
Congress MP Ahmed Patel admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Medanta Hospital, Gurugram for further treatment. His condition is stable and he continues to be under medical observation.— ANI (@ANI) November 15, 2020
Ahmed Patel had tested positive for #COVID19 a few weeks ago. pic.twitter.com/p6XGIa9kYc
On Sunday, Faisal, Patel’s son, said, “On behalf of his family, we would like to share that Shri Ahmed Patel had tested positive for Covid-19 a few weeks ago. He has now been admitted to the Intensive Care Unit of Medanta Hospital, Gurgaon for further treatment.” “His condition is stable and he continues to be under medical observation…We request you to pray for his speedy recovery,” he said.
Patel is a close aide and political advisor of Sonia Gandhi. Several Congress leaders have wished him a speedy recovery. He is currently a member of the Rajya Sabha.