Former CM Shanta Kumar(Corona positive) sent to Chandigarh

Dec 29, 2020 19:40 | Poltics

29 December, Ex CM’s wife expired due Corona yesterday
Dharamshala (Arvind Sharma)30/12/2020
Former Chief Minister Shanta Kumar and his son Vikram Sharma have gone to Fortis Hospital Mohali Chandigarh for further treatment as a precautionary measure on Wednesday morning.  Shanta's wife Santosh Shailaja ( 83) died yesterday due to covid-19.
MS Tanda Medical College Dr. Surinder Bhardwaj told, "Shanta Kumar has his son both were asymptomatic and they were sent back for home isolation yesterday."
Another official told that they have been sent to Chandigarh now as a precautionary measure. His daughter in-law and two granddaughters are under home isolation in Palampur.
Shanta Kumar's wife Santosh Shailaja died on Tuesday morning at Rajendra Prasad Medical College and Hospital Tanda. CMO Dr Gurdarshan Sharma said that Shanta Kumar’s wife was admitted at RPGMC Tanda on 24/12/2020 was a known case of hypertension with type 2 diabetes mellitus with hypothyroidism. She Expired on 29/12/2020 due to Covid related pneumonia with ARDS
 Shanta Kumar has now been taken to Chandigarh for further treatment along with his son Vikram Sharma . Both are Corona positive. A team of doctors of VMRT Hospital, Palampur is also accompanying them.
On the other hand, CMO Kangra doctor Gurdarshan Sharma says that Shanta Kumar will undergo further treatment at Fortis Hospital Chandigarh. He said that Shanta Kumar's health conditions are under control and he has voluntarily shifted to Chandigarh. He was feeling light fever in the morning.
Shanta Kumar was found corona positive along with the family on 24 th December .
Shanta Kumar (born 12 September 1934) is an Indian politician who was the 3rd Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh and a Union Minister in the Government of India. He is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party. He was elected to the 9th Lok Sabha from Kangra constituency in 1989. He was re-elected to the Lok Sabha in 1998, 1999 and 2014 from the same constituency. He has written a number of books.