Dimapur, July 22: The 82-year old male patient that tested COVID-19 positive by TrueNat and RTPCR on July 18 and admitted in the ICU of COVID-19 Hospital Dimapur on July 19 is in critical condition and on ventilator support.
The patient was treated on July 16 at Shamrock Hospital and on July 17 at Nikos Hospital and Eden Medical Centre, where he was tested positive for COVID-19 by TrueNat.
An official release said the patient has comorbid condition, who is a diabetic with past history of open heart surgery and pulmonary tuberculosis. The patient has a typical COVID lung picture with respiratory distress and is on ventilator support.
MS Dimapur Dr Kasheto said the patient is critical with unstable blood pressure yet other vitals are maintained. He said treatment protocol is being followed for COVID-19 patient on ventilator.
The patient is being monitored by a medical team comprising of one doctor, 2 nurses and 2 attendants on 8 hourly rotation basis, MS Dimapur informed.
The MS Dimapur sought prayer support from one and all for speedy recovery of the patient. (Page News Service)