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Amit Shah discharged from AIIMS

Source: PTI  -  Edited By: Hemant Waje
September 17, 2020 20:39 IST
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Union Home Minister Amit Shah, who recently recovered from COVID-19 and was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences for a complete medical checkup, was discharged on Thursday evening, officials said.

He was admitted to the premier hospital on September 12.

The home minister has been discharged from AIIMS, an official said.

Earlier in the day, Shah had addressed an event in his constituency Gandhinagar in Gujarat through video conference.


On August 2, Shah, 55, had said on Twitter that he had tested positive for COVID-19.

He had undergone treatment at Medanta Hospital and was discharged after he recovered from the disease.

Shah was admitted to the AIIMS in New Delhi on August 18 for post-COVID care and was discharged on August 30 following recovery, hospital authorities had said.

After his admission at AIIMS on September 12, the AIIMS said in a statement: "As per advice given at discharge, he has now been admitted for complete medical check up before Parliament session for 1-2 days".

The monsoon session of Parliament is ongoing.

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