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DMK Chief Karunanidhi's BP stable, being monitored: Kauvery Hospital

News Agencies | Updated on: 28 July 2018, 9:44 IST

A top official from Chennai's Kauvery Hopsital said that Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) Chief M Karunanidhi's blood pressure is now stable.

The DMK Chief was admitted to the hospital's Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at around 1:30 AM on Saturday after a sudden drop in blood pressure.

Soon after, the hospital released a statement saying that Karunanidhi's blood pressure was stabilised with medical help, adding that he was under observation.

"DMK President and former chief minister of Tamil Nadu, Kalaignar Dr M Karunanidhi has been admitted on July 28 at 1:30AM in the Intensive Care Unit of Kauvery Hopsital following drop in blood pressure. His blood pressure has been stabilised with medical management and he continues to be monitored and treated by the panel of expert doctors," Dr Aravindan Selvaraj, Executive Director of Kauvery Hospital, said in a statement.

DMK leader A Raja, who is present at the hospital, also reiterated the same, and added that the party chief is now out of danger.

Karunanidhi was undergoing treatment at his Gopalapuram residence for fever due to Urinary Tract Infection (UTI).


First published: 28 July 2018, 9:44 IST