Tamil Nadu

Jayalalithaa on 'respiratory support, advised further stay in hospital '

A file photo of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa.  

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, who is undergoing treatment at the Apollo Hospitals here, is on “respiratory support” and her condition continues to improve, the hospital stated on Monday.

The “treatment plan, including appropriate antibiotics, respiratory support and other allied clinical measures are presently being continued to treat the infection,” the hospital said in a release.

The Chief Minister was “responding adequately” to the comprehensive treatment being given to her, and a team of doctors was collectively monitoring the treatment.

She “has been advised further stay in the hospital for treatment,” the release from the hospital’s chief operating officer, Subbiah Viswanathan, said.

Another release said the hospital was completely functional, and all facilities were available.

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