Up to date: October 21, 2020 2:15:13 pm
The neurological situation of legendary actor Soumitra Chatterjee, who’s present process remedy for COVID-19 at a non-public hospital in Kolkata, has deteriorated slightly within the final 24 hours although his different well being parameters are good, one of many attending medical doctors mentioned in an announcement on behalf of the hospital on Tuesday night time.
Whereas an MRI carried out on the actor confirmed no structural abnormalities, it was noticed as he was taken off steroid remedy that his neurological situation worsened in 24 hours which is because of COVID encephalopathy, the assertion mentioned.
The assertion additionally identified that though Soumitra Chatterjee was off oxygen help more often than not, there has not been any new an infection, and his blood stress and coronary heart fee are in good ranges.
“The one drawback is Covid encephalopathy which is sub-normal. One other couple of days of being administered steroids, he’ll bounce again to enchancment. We’re contemplating different choices to carry again his consciousness to earlier degree,” the attending physician mentioned.
The physician added Soumitra Chatterjee has not developed any new complication and doesn’t have a fever.
The veteran actor, who has labored with famend filmmakers like Satyajit Ray, Mrinal Sen, Tapan Sinha and Tarun Mazumdar, was admitted to the hospital on October 6 after he examined COVID-19 optimistic.
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