Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Monday said that Union Minister for AYUSH Shripad Naik’s oxygen saturation has dropped who has been admitted to Manipal Hospital after testing positive for coronavirus on August 12.
Sawant informed the media that a team of AIIMS doctors arriving from Delhi would decide on whether the AYUSH Minister needs to be shifted to the national capital for further treatment, said CM Pramod Sawant.
Union Minister for AYUSH Shripad Naik is admitted to Manipal Hospital for last 10 days. From today morning his oxygen saturation has dropped. A team of doctors from AIIMS, Delhi will come here & decide on whether to shift Naik to Delhi for further treatment: Goa CM Pramod Sawant pic.twitter.com/TPFoCDN0Xc
— ANI (@ANI) August 24, 2020
Initially, Naik stated that he was asymptomatic and advised the people who came in contact with him in the last few days to get themselves tested for COVID-19.
Naik’s ministerial colleagues Amit Shah, Dharmendra Pradhan, Kailash Choudhary, Arjun Ram Meghwal, and Gajendra Shekhawat were also diagnosed with COVID-19.