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Vijay Rupani could be in hospital for a week: Gujarat deputy CM

The 64-year-old Vijay Rupani examined constructive for Covid-19 on Monday, a day after he collapsed on a stage whereas addressing his third rally throughout the day for upcoming civic polls in Vadodara.

Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani, who has examined constructive for the coronavirus illness (Covid-19), could must be in the hospital for a week, his deputy Nitin Patel stated on Monday. “He was meeting people daily and also holding public meetings for local elections. He fell unconscious in Vadodara yesterday as he was tired and not well. He was taken to a hospital in Ahmedabad. He tested positive for Covid-19. He might have to remain admitted for a week,” Patel was quoted as saying by information company ANI.

Earlier in the day, Patel had stated Rupani was high quality and that may be saved underneath commentary for 24 hours. The 64-year-old Rupani examined constructive for Covid-19 on Monday, a day after he collapsed on a stage whereas addressing his third rally for upcoming civic polls in the Nizampura space of Vadodara. He was flown to Ahmedabad and admitted to the UN Mehta Hospital in the night time.

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“Rupaniji fainted due to tiredness and dehydration. We have done a thorough checkup and all his tests are normal,” Dr RK Patel of the UN Mehta Hospital informed reporters earlier in the day.

The hospital stated in a bulletin on Monday that Rupani’s pattern was collected on Sunday night time and despatched for RT-PCR take a look at. According to the hospital, the Gujarat chief minster has delicate signs of the viral illness. “His (Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani’s) condition is stable. All his medical check-up reports including EGC and CT scan are normal. There is nothing to worry about. He will be kept at the hospital for 24 hours just for observation,” Dr RK Patel stated on Sunday.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had inquired about Rupani’s well being over the cellphone and requested him to get himself totally checked and to take correct relaxation, a assertion issued by the chief minister’s office had stated.

(With company inputs)

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