Soumitra Chatterjee He is responding to verbal commands. We are also concerned about his age and the comorbidities he is having,” Dr Kar said. He is presently drowsy but completely arousable. But we have some ways to go for his complete recovery and going back home. He had to be shifted to the ITU after his condition deteriorated. (Photo: Express archive)Veteran actor Soumitra Chatterjee’s health condition is improving gradually and the octogenarian is speaking a few words, opening his eyes as well as responding to verbal commands, doctors said on Sunday. He doesnt have any corona-related lung issues.https://images.indianexpress.com/2020/08/1×1.png
“We have reduced the oxygen requirement as he is still holding on to his saturation which is above 96 per cent to 99 per cent,” Dr Arindam Kar, leading the team of doctors to treat the veteran actor at the medical facility, said. “The only problem that we are facing is his consciousness. The thespian’s oxygen saturation has been consistent, his organs are functioning normally and all other parameters are fine, they said. By: PTI | Kolkata |
Updated: October 18, 2020 2:24:43 pm
Soumitra Chatterjee tested negative for COVID-19 on Wednesday after which he was shifted to a non-COVID ITU for treatment. “Mr Chatterjee is doing fine and gradually improving. The actor has developed no new complications and has no fever, he added. He is trying to recognise people, intent of speech but he is only speaking some words. Chatterjee tested negative for COVID-19 on Wednesday after which he was shifted to a non-COVID ITU for treatment. Also Read | Soumitra Chatterjee putting up a strong fight: Doctor
The critically acclaimed actor, who has the rare distinction of having worked with maestros like Satyajit Ray, Mrinal Sen, Tapan Sinha and Tarun Mazumdar, was admitted to the hospital here on October 6 after he tested positive for COVID-19. According to the doctor, Chatterjee being drowsy is their only concern at the moment. 📣 The Indian Express is now on Telegram. Chatterjee is still made to listen to music of his choice and on Saturday evening he communicated with his daughter when she visited him at the hospital, he said. “We are reasonably sure that he will recover from this deadly disease and in the coming four to five days he will be in a much better state,” the doctor added. Click here to join our channel (@indianexpress) and stay updated with the latest headlines
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