Athlete Milkha Singh, who won numerous gold medals in the sprint at the 1958 and 1962 Asian Games. Milkha Singh was admitted to the hospital after he contracted Covid-19, is now stable on oxygen support, according to his doctors on Wednesday.
Fortis Hospital said in a statement, “Mr. Milkha Singh continues to be stable on oxygen support. However, he is weak and we are trying to persuade him to increase his food intake.”
“Today we have stepped him down from the ICU to a room which he is sharing with his wife Mrs. Nirmal Milkha Singh who was admitted earlier in the day with Covid pneumonia. Both are being closely monitored.”