Soumitra Chatterjee Tests Negative for Coronavirus

Veteran Actor Soumitra Chatterjee
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Veteran actor Soumitra Chatterjee tested negative on Wednesday. His condition has “comparatively improved” and also been responding to treatment, reports NDTV.

The physical condition of Soumitra has improved since the beginning. Fever is not that much. Though he is currently on “occasional oxygen support” but he is “responding to verbal command, said the Belle Vue Clinic where he is admitted.

The 85-year-old Indian actor was admitted to the hospital on October 6 after his Covid-19 test result came positive.

According to the private hospital source, he has undergone plasma therapy twice. It can be done again if necessary. The actor has also been active in other organs including kidneys, livers. The increase in sodium levels in his body is still worrying doctors.

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“It is not being considered for investment in the state at this time,” said an official at the hospital. “He is not critical, but he is responding to treatment,” he said.

On Tuesday, Soumitra Chatterjee’s daughter Poulami Basu posted a note on Facebook. She came up with the Facebook post after an image of the actor lying in his hospital bed went viral on social media. In her post, she appealed to everyone to give the Bengali actor the “privacy and respect that he so richly deserves.” 

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