Shripad Naik back from death doors, said Vishwajit Rane

Vishwajit Rane, Goa Health Minister said on Friday that Shripad Naik, Union AYUSH Minister has  returned from the “door of death” after he contracted the deadly  Covid-19infection.

Presently Naik admitted to a private hospital, has been doing well after the plasma therapy, informed Rane.

The state health minister dismissed  the criticism in view  of Naik catching the novel infection, around the efficacy of immunity boosters that was recommended by the  Ministry of Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy.

“When AYUSH ministry has recommended immunity boosters, they must have done it after proper research and using their wisdom. It is not fair to pass comments on it,” Health minister told  reporters.

To a question, he responded that , “Naik virtually went to the door of death and came back….It was bad luck that he got infected. He moves around among people. We should be praying for his fast recovery.”

The state government will be re-organising coronavirus treatment facilities from Monday, informed Rane.

He said, all critically ill Covid-19 patients would be treated at the Goa Medical College and Hospital near Panaji.

The minister appealed  to people that who have recovered from Coronavirus to donate their plasma.


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