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Lata Mangeshkar health update: Singing legend still in ICU, doctor asks fans to pray for her recovery

The 92-year-old singer tested positive for coronavirus with mild symptoms and was admitted to the Breach Candy Hospital in south Mumbai on January 9. She has been recovering the ICU and is currently stable, her spokesperson said.

PTI Reported by: PTI
New Delhi Updated on: January 20, 2022 12:44 IST
Lata Mangeshkar health update: Singing legend 'stable' after COVID-19 infection lands her ICU
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Lata Mangeshkar health update: Singing legend 'stable' after COVID-19 infection lands her ICU

Highlights

  • Lata Mangeshkar was admitted to a private hospital in Mumbai on Jan 9 from COVID-19 infection
  • Two days ago, Lata Mangeshkar's condition was reportedly said to be deteriorating
  • The doctor has not yet confirmed whether Lata Mangeshkar can go back home or not

Singing legend Lata Mangeshkar, who was admitted to a Mumbai hospital is still in the ICU and the doctors are trying their best that she recovers soon. Dr Pratit Samdani, who's treating the megastar asked everyone to pray for her recovery. Meanwhile, her spokesperson while commenting on her condition informed that she is stable. The 92-year-old singer tested positive for coronavirus with mild symptoms and was admitted to the Breach Candy Hospital in south Mumbai on January 9.

"Lata Di is stable. Will come home after the doctors give the nod," Anusha Srinivsan Iyer, the spokesperson for Mangeshkar, said in a statement.

Two days ago, Mangeshkar's condition was reportedly said to be deteriorating and the spokesperson had then dubbed the news as false.

"It is disturbing to see false news being circulated. Please note that Lata didi is stable. Continues to be in ICU under treatment of able doctors. Please pray for her quick return home," Iyer had said.

Known as the Queen of Melody and the Nightingale of India, Mangeshkar started her career at the age of 13 in 1942 and has sung over 30,000 songs in different languages.