Former president Pranab Mukherjee’s medical condition has declined since Sunday, hospital authorities said on Monday.
The 84-year-old is in septic shock due to his lung infection and is being managed by a team of specialists, according to a bulletin issued by the Army Hospital (R&R), Delhi Cantt, where he is admitted.
Mukherjee was admitted to the hospital on August 10 for a surgery to remove a clot in his brain as he fell down at his Rajaji Marg residence in Delhi. Following the surgery, he developed a lung infection and had a renal dysfunction, doctors said.
The senior leader had also tested positive for the corona virus disease on being admitted to the hospital.