Lata Mangeshkar, in the Intensive Care Unit, Being Treated for COVID-19 and Pneumonia
Lata Mangeshkar, the renowned vocalist, was taken to Mumbai’s Breach Candy Hospital after contracting COVID-19 on Saturday. She has mild symptoms.
According to ANI, “Lata Mangeshkar is still in the ICU ward, but there has been a slight improvement in her health,” said Dr. Pratit Samdani, who is treating the iconic singer. The 92-year-old singer would be kept under surveillance for another 10–12 days, according to the doctor, who spoke to news agency ANI on Wednesday. Lata Mangeshkar has also been affected with COVID-19-induced pneumonia.
In the meantime, members of the singer’s family have affirmed that she is in better health. Rachana told the PTI news agency on Thursday, “She is doing well and we are happy about it.” Everyone’s prayers have worked. Kindly keep our privacy in mind. ”
Sister Asha Bhosle confirms that Mangeshkar’s health is improving, aside from the fact that she was unable to see her in the hospital due to COVID-19 limits imposed.
The singer was earlier hospitalized in September 2019 after complaining of breathing difficulties. She made a full recovery from the condition and was discharged after 28 days of treatment.
Lata Mangeshkar began her career at the age of 13 in 1942, and over the course of her seven-decade career, she has performed over 30,000 songs in numerous Indian languages. Among her most popular songs are “Ajeeb Dastan Hai Ye,” “Ho Gaya Hai Tujhko,” “Tujhe Dekha To,” and “Lag Ja Gale.”
Mangeshkar, who began her radio debut 80 years ago, recently took to Twitter to celebrate the occasion. She’s been called the “Nightingale of India,” and her songs have been featured in over 1,000 films in numerous languages. She was named the most recorded artist in history by the Guinness Book of Records in 1974. Among her many achievements are three National Film Awards, the Dadasaheb Phalke Award, and the Bharat Ratna.