Mumbai: Octogenarian brothers of veteran Bollywood actor Dilip Kumar have been detected with Covid-19. Their oxygen saturation has dropped beneath 80%. They’ve been stored below synthetic respiratory help at Lilavati Hospital.
Eshan and Aslam Khan began complaining of breathlessness after they had been rushed to Lilavati hospital on Saturday night time. Later, they examined optimistic for Covid-19 after fast antigen take a look at and had been instantly admitted on the Covid-19 ward of the hospital.
As per sources within the hospital, their oxygen saturation has fallen beneath 80% and contemplating each of them are aged, they’ve been stored below synthetic respiratory help system referred to as CPAP (Steady optimistic airway stress). It’s a type of an airway stress air flow which helps in respiratory.
“They’ve been stored in ICU however we haven’t intubated them as but. Contemplating their age and pre-condition well being points like diabetes and hypertension, we have now to be further cautious whereas treating them,” mentioned a health care provider from the hospital. They’re stored below the statement of Dr Jalil Parker who refused to make any assertion citing affected person confidentiality.
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