- J Jayalalithaa undergoing lung decongestion treatment: Apollo Hospital
- The 68-year-old chief minister was admitted on September 22
- She requires a "longer stay at hospital", Apollo said on Thursday
"The honourable Chief Minister continues to be under constant monitoring by the intensivists and consultants in the panel (of specialists)," it said.
The hospital's chief operating officer Subbiah Viswanathan said in a short press release that respiratory support "is being closely watched and adjusted."
"Lungs decongestion treatment is being continued. All the other comprehensive measures including nutrition, supportive therapy and passive physiotherapy are under way," he said.
On Thursday, Apollo said Ms Jayalalithaa "continues to improve, but requires a longer stay at the hospital".
Among others, Tamil Nadu Governor C Vidyasagar Rao, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, Union Minister Pon Radhakrishnan and MDMK founder Vaiko have visited the hospital and wished Ms Jayalalithaa a speedy recovery.
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