As per the reports, the hospital sources have said that there is a major setback in the health condition of Minister Doraikannu, as his oxygen level has dipped down further, inspite maximal life support.
Earlier, the hospital had issued a statement yesterday stating, “His condition in the last 24 hours has deteriorated further warranting maximal life support and he is extremely critical”.
Doraikkannu was admitted to the hospital on October 13 following severe breathlessness while he was en route to Salem, to pay homage to CM Palanisami's mother. Though he was tested Covid-19 negative initially, he was tested positive last week.
Agriculture Minister Doraikannu is currently on ECMO and ventilator, receiving maximum support and his health condition is continuously monitored by the doctors.
On Sundary, Palaniswami, Minister for Fisheries D Jayakumar and Health Minister C Vijayabaskar visited Kauvery Hospital and enquired about Doraikkannu's health.