S P Balasubrahmanyam Nonetheless On Life Assist After Testing Damaging For COVID-19. Son Shares Well being Replace

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A file picture of S P Balasubrahmanyam. (Picture courtesy: SPB)

Highlights

  • The singer is being handled at Chennai’s MGM Healthcare hospital
  • “All his different parameters are regular,” stated his son
  • “He has began oral meals consumption,” added S P Charan

New Delhi:

Singer S P Balasubrahmanyam, who not too long ago examined destructive for COVID-19 however continues to be being handled at a Chennai hospital, “has began oral meals consumption and has been practising physiotherapy,” stated his son, producer-director S P Charan, in a video message on Saturday. Nonetheless, the 74-year-old singer continues to be on ventilator. S P Balasubrahmanyam was admitted to Chennai’s MGM Healthcare hospital on August 5 after he examined constructive for the virus. He had gentle signs when he was taken to hospital however after his situation worsened, he was moved to the Intensive Care Unit or ICU and positioned on life help. Sharing particulars about his father’s well being, S P Charan stated in a clip: “Appa continues to be secure. He continues to be on ventilator. All his different parameters are regular, there is not any an infection. His saturation ranges are good, all of that appears positive. There’s nonetheless some enchancment wanted in his lungs, his respiratory and his power. He’s doing physiotherapy; he is ready to sit up.”

“The docs are serving to him with sit-ups for some time, round 15-20 minutes nearly each different day. He does physio for 10-15 minutes; it’s a job however he’s making an effort due to all of the love and prayers that you just all have been giving. We should always not neglect to say the group of docs, the group of nurses on the MGM Healthcare who’ve been very supportive of my father and the household. He has began oral meals consumption. He has began since yesterday (Friday). So that ought to assist him develop stronger and may maintain his vitals additionally,” he added within the clip.

S P Balasubrahmanyam examined destructive for COVID-19 on September 7. His son has been sharing updates about his well being on Instagram since final month.

After S P Balasubrahmanyam was admitted to the hospital on August 5, he shared a video saying he was “completely positive” and anticipated to be discharged in two days. “Final two to 3 days, I’ve been having a bit discomfort. Discomfort means little chest congestion, which for a singer is nonsense. Had chilly and on and off fever. These three issues, in any other case no drawback. However I did not need to take it straightforward, so I went to the hospital and checked. They stated it was only a gentle, very gentle case of corona.”

S P Balasubrahmanyam, winner of six Nationwide Awards, has an enormous physique of labor that spans 40,000 songs in 16 languages. He has labored extensively with Ilaiyaraaja, A R Rahman and different composers. He’s additionally an actor, producer and voice actor. Mr Balasubrahmanyam has acquired the Padma Shri and the Padma Bhushan.