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Actor Rajinikanth is ‘stable’

Earlier in the day, a statement released by Apollo Hospital had said that Rajinikanth's blood pressure is still on the higher side, but "under better control than yesterday."

By: Entertainment Desk | New Delhi | Updated: December 27, 2020 9:39:48 am
rajinikanthRajinikanth, in his statement on Tuesday, cited his health condition and Covid-19 pandemic as main reasons for deciding against his political entry. (Photo: Rajinikanth/Twitter)

Superstar Rajinikanth, who was admitted to Apollo Hospital in Hyderabad on Friday, is “stable” as per the hospital’s statement released on Saturday evening

The statement also mentioned that the “reports of some of the investigations done today have come and there is nothing alarming.”

The full statement from the hospital read, “Mr Rajinikanth is stable. Reports of some of the investigations done today have come and there is nothing alarming. A few more reports are awaited. Based on the reports of remaining investigations and his blood pressure status overnight a call will be taken tomorrow morning on his discharge from the hospital.”

Earlier in the day, a statement released by Apollo Hospital had said that Rajinikanth’s blood pressure is still on the higher side, but “under better control than yesterday.”

The full statement released on Saturday morning read, “Mr Rajinikanth who was admitted in the hospital yesterday is progressing well. He has had an uneventful night and his blood pressure is still on the higher side although under better control than yesterday. His investigations have not revealed anything alarming so far. He is scheduled for a further set of investigations today, reports of which will be available by the evening. His blood pressure medications are being titrated carefully and he will be continue to be under close monitoring. He has been advised complete rest in view of his labile blood pressure and visitors are not being allowed to meet him. Based on his investigations and control of blood pressure, a decision on his discharge will be taken by the evening.”

The 70-year-old actor began shooting for his film Annaatthe in Hyderabad from December 14. Earlier this week, four crew members of Annaatthe tested positive for coronavirus. Following the crew members’ diagnosis, Rajinikanth took the COVID-19 test on December 22 and his result came negative. However, following ‘severe blood pressure fluctuations,’ he had to be hospitalised on Friday.

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