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Priyanka discharged after recovering from dengue

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August 30, 2017 18:33


Congress president Sonia Gandhi's daughter Priyanka Vadra was today discharged from a private hospital, where she was admitted a week ago with dengue fever, hospital authorities said.

She was admitted to the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital (SGRH) in New Delhi on August 23 and was recuperating under the care of Dr Arup Basu, Senior Consultant, Department of Chest Medicine.

"Priyanka Vadra, who was admitted under the care of Dr Arup Basu, was discharged from the hospital at 4 pm, after recovering from dengue," Dr D S Rana, Chairman, the Board of Management of the SGRH, said.

"She has been advised to take rest at home and avoid physical exertion," he said.

Delhi is reeling under the triple sting of vector-borne diseases dengue, chikungunya and malaria, with at least 657 people affected by dengue this season till August 19 in the city, according to a municipal report. -- PTI

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