Former PM Manmohan Singh discharged from AIIMS two days after he complained of cardiac issues

Former prime minister Manmohan Singh,87 was discharged from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi at 12.35 pm on Tuesday after being admitted to the cardio-thoracic ward late on Sunday evening after he complained of chest pain and uneasiness. He had been placed under the care of Nitish Naik, cardiology department, AIIMS.

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He had developed a fever after his system reacted to a new medication.
He underwent routine blood tests and ECG at the cardio-neurosciences wing. “He was tested for Covid-19 just as a precaution and the result came back negative,” said AIIMS.

Congress leader said he was “perfectly alright in all the tests. He is absolutely fine and has now been discharged and was resting at home.”

He underwent a heart bypass surgery with four grafts in 1990, and a procedure to place a stent in 2003 followed by another heart bypass surgery at AIIMS during which five grafts were placed to open blocked arteries in 2009.

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