Shripad Naik’s vital parameters stable, health improving

Panaji, Jan 14 : The vital parameters of Union Minister of State for Defence Shripad Naik, who was hospitalised earlier this week following a road mishap, are stable, an official statement said on Thursday.

"Union Minister of state for Defence Shripad Naik is much better than yesterday and his general condition is improving.

All his vital parameters are stable. His blood pressure is normal. He still continues to be on high flow nasal cannula oxygenation and is maintaining O2 saturation of 98 per cent," a spokesperson said on Thursday.

"His urinary and blood tests done today are all within limits.

Pulse rate is 84 per cent per minute.

His upper limb dressings have been changed today and wounds are healing well.

He was given mild side physiotherapy and was made to sit bed side. His left limb physiotherapy was done and chest spirometry has started," the statement issued by the government of Goa also said.

Vijaya, Naik's wife, and Deepak Ghume, his personal secretary, died from injuries after their car met with an accident in Yellapur in Karnataka on Monday (Jan 11) night.

The two other occupants of the car, the driver and the Union Minister's personal security officer are recuperating at the Goa hospital.



Source: IANS