Pratap added that her team of doctors were working on recuperation.

 Jayalalithaas infection fully under control says Pratap Reddy
news Politics Saturday, November 12, 2016 - 15:18

It has been nearly two months since Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa was admitted to the Apollo hospital in Greams Road, Chennai. Apollo Hospital Chairman Pratap Reddy said on Saturday that Jayalalithaa’s infection was fully under control and there wasno fixed date for her discharge.

Speaking to media, he said that she needs to reinvigorate herself. She is being given the diet she prefers.

However, Pratap Reddy stated that she would be shifted to general ward according to her convenience and they are continuing with the same treatment. 

“The discharge depends on her and there is no fixed date,” he said. 

Pratap added that her team of doctors were working on recuperation.

On Novermber 4, Pratap Reddy had said that that the Chief Minister has completely recovered and "understands what is going on around her." He also added that she asks and demands what she wants and said, "it won't be too long before she sees all of you."  

The 68-year-old was admitted to the Apollo Hospitals with fever and dehydration on September 22.

Doctors later said she needed a longer stay at the hospital as she had infection and was put on respiratory support.

According to Apollo, a team of specialists like cardiologists, respiratory physicians, consultants for infectious diseases, diabetologist and endocrinologist was treating Jayalalithaa.

In its medical bulletin issued on October 21, Apollo Hospitals had said Jayalalithaa "is interacting (with people) and progressing gradually".



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