Farooq responding well to treatment, doesn’t require oxygen support: Omar Abdullah

Asserting that COVID-19 patients often test positive for quite a few days as the viral load reduces, former chief minister Omar Abdullah on Wednesday said that his father and National Conference (NC) president Farooq Abdullah is responding well to treatment and does not require any supplementary oxygen support.Omar, who is the vice-president of National Conference (NC), was responding to reports that Dr Farooq has once again tested positive for COVID-19“This is nothing unusual. COVID patients often test positive for quite a few days as the viral load reduces. The important thing is he is responding well to treatment & does not require any supplementary oxygen support,” he wrote on micro-blogging site twitter.Dr Abdullah had tested positive for COVID-19 on March 30, weeks after he got first dose of vaccine against the virus at SKIMS in Srinagar. Later, he was admitted to S K Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) following advice of doctors to enable to better monitoring.

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