Chennai, Aug 2: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday met DMK leaders MK Stalin and Kanimozhi at Kauvery Hospital to inquire about party Chief M Karunanidhi ‘s health.
On July 31, the hospital said Karunanidhi will have to be remain warded for an extended period due to age related health issues including altered liver function.
He was admitted into the intensive care unit (ICU) of Kauvery Hospital here after his blood pressure dropped on July 28.
“He was resuscitated and stabilized in the ICU (intensive care unit) and managed by a team of doctors and nurses,” the statement said.
“There was a setback on his clinical condition on July 29 due to difficulty in breathing. He responded well to medical management and his vital signs are gradually normalized,” it said.
According to the hospital, Karunanidhi continues to maintain his vital signs with active medical support.
The five-time former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister has been suffering from urinary tract infection and age-related ailments and was earlier under observation at his home.