SP Balasubramanyam’s condition critical; the veteran singer is on life support

There has been a setback in the health of renowned veteran singer-music director SP Balasubramanyam, who was recently diagnosed as Covid-19 Positive. The acclaimed singer’s health condition has deteriorated and he is reported to be critical. He has been moved to the ICU and is currently on life support.

In the latest health update released, Dr Anuradha Baskaran, Assistant Director Medical Services, MGM Healthcare, Chennai, stated: “There has been a setback in the health of SP Balasubrahmanyam who had been admitted at MGM Healthcare for symptoms of COVID since 5 August. In a late night development on 13 August, his condition had 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 of experts from critical care and his haemodynamic and clinical parameters are being closely monitored.”

The 74-year-old veteran music maestro-actor lovingly called SPB had tested positive for Covid-19 early in August. In a video shared by him then, the singer had revealed that he was advised home quarantine but he opted for hospitalization as he didn’t want his family to be exposed to the virus.



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