Congress MP from Tamil Nadu H Vasanthakumar died of COVID-19 at a hospital in Chennai on . He died today evening at the Apollo Hospital where he was admitted on August 10 after he tested positive for covid 19.
In an official statement, the Apollo hospital said that he was treated in the critical care unit by a team of doctors for severe COVID pneumonia. But despite all active medical measures, his condition deteriorated gradually due to COVID complication,
“It is with profound grief that we announce about the sad demise of Mr H. Vasanthakumar today on 28th August 2020 at 6.56 PM. Vsanthakumar 70 years, current Member of Parliament was admitted to Apollo Hospitals, Greams Road on 10th August 2020 with COVID infection,” read the statement