Lata Mangeshkar's health deteriorates, on ventilator supporttext_fields
New Delhi: Veteran singer Lata Mangeshkar, who was admitted to Mumbai's Breach Candy Hospital earlier last month, after testing positive for COVID-19, is still in the ICU and is on a ventilator, tweeted news agency ANI.
The news was confirmed by Dr Pratit Samdani who has been treating her.
Sharing an update on Lata Mangeshkar's health, the doctors stated that she has been shifted on a ventilator and is under observation of a team of doctors.
Talking to ANI, Dr Pratit Samdani from Breach Candy Hospital stated, "Veteran singer Lata Mangeshkar's health condition has deteriorated again, she is critical. She is on a ventilator. She is still in ICU and will remain under the observation of doctors".
The singer, 92, was also being treated for pneumonia. She recovered from COVID-19 and pneumonia on January 30.
Hailed as one of Indian cinema's iconic singers, Lata received the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian honour, in the year 2001.
Fondly called 'Nightingale of India', the legendary singer has recorded songs in over a thousand Hindi films and has sung many tracks in several Indian languages and foreign languages.
In her over a seven-decade career, she has been the voice behind various memorable tracks such as "Ajeeb dastan hai ye", "Pyar kiya to darna kya", "Neela asman so gaya", and "Tere liye", among others.