CHENNAI: Actor Meena's husband Vidyasagar, who passed away on Tuesday, was admitted to a private hospital and had been on life support, including ECMO from December 2021.
"In December 2021, his lungs damaged and was on oxygen support at the house. Later, he was shifted to a private hospital where both his lungs and heart became non-functional and was on ECMO for nearly 95 days. In February 2021, Vidyasagar was infected with Covid," said Health Minister Ma Subramanian while expalining the health condition of Vidyasagar.
The Minister visited the actor's husband 15 days ago and promised transplant surgery would be performed. "We had to find donors which match his blood type, but unfortunately could not get the organs, " he explained.