New Delhi: Former President Pranab Mukherjee is responding to the treatment and his condition is stable on Friday, his son Abhijit Mukherjee said as the 96-hour observation period ended today. Also Read - COVID-19 Impact: No Government Organised Navratri Festival in Gujarat This Year

Mukherjee was admitted to the Army’s Research and Referral Hospital in Delhi cantonment on Monday and was operated for the removal of a clot in the brain. He had also tested positive for COVID-19. Also Read - West Bengal Lockdown News: Cinema Halls Allowed to Reopen From October 1; Jatras, Plays, Dance Also Permitted | Read Here

“The condition of Hon’ble Shri Pranab Mukherjee remains unchanged this morning (14 August 2020). He is under intensive care and continues to be on ventilatory support. His vital parameters are presently stable,” the hospital said in a statement. Also Read - China Says WHO Gave Support For Covid Vaccine Emergency Use

“Without getting into medical jargons, whatever I could understand from last two days is that though my dads’ condition continues remain very critical, it hasn’t worsened. There’s little improvement in his eyes’ reaction to light,” Pranab Mukherjee’s daughter Sharmishta Mukherjee tweeted.