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AYUSH Minister Shripad Naik to be discharged from hospital

IANS | September 12, 2020 02:30 PM

PANAJI:Union Minister of State for Defence and AYUSH Shripad Naik is likely to be discharged later on Saturday, according to a spokesperson for Goa's Manipal Hospital, where Naik is currently admitted to. Naik is undergoing treatment for Covid-19.

"We are discharging Shripad ji today afternoon, " Shekhar Salkar, a spokesperson for the hospital said in a statement.

Naik was admitted to the private health facility on August 12, after he tested positive for Covid-19. A central team from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences was monitoring the Union Minister's health.

Naik, a senior BJP leader is a Lok Sabha MP from the North Goa parliamentary constituency.

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