“I usually post appa’s health update after I have a discussion with the medical team from the hospital. Unfortunately I am forced to put a post in the morning. I am the only one who gets the information about dad and all updates comes to me first and only then i post it to the media. Today unfortunately there has been a rumours going around that dad has been tested negative for COVID. Regardless of whether it is COVID positive or negative, the status is still the same. Clinically is on life support on ECMO ventilator and he is stable fortunately. We are hoping that this stability will help him recover his lung as early as possible. The last 48 hours have been very stable. It is a good sign for us. Thank you all for the love and prayers,” said SP Charan in his video.
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It was only recently reported by the singer himself that he has been tested postive for the Coronavirus and that he has developed mild symptoms. In a video that SPB posted on social media, he confirmed that he was taking all the necessary steps to keep his health in place.
Unfortunately things did not go well and his health conditions got severe and is on life support. The MG Hospital confirmed the news that the actor is on ventilator in an official press statement. “There has been a setback in the health of Thiru SP Balasubrahmanyam who had been admitted at MGM healthcare for symptoms of COVID since 5th August 2020. In a late night development on August 13, 2020 his condition has deteriorated. And based on the advice of the expert medical team attending to him, he has been moved to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and he is on life support and his condition remains critical. He is currently under observation by the team and experts from critical care are monitoring his haemodynamic and clinical parameters,” stated the statement.
Ever since, his son and singer SP Charan has been updating to SPB’s fans about his health conditions. In fact, he confirmed that SPB is recovering well and is responding well to treatments.