Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) president M.
Karunanidhi has suffered “a slight decline” in his health due to age related ailments, the Kauvery Hospital in Chennai said in a statement on July 26 “He is currently being treated for fever due to urinary tract infection with intravenous antibiotics and fluids,” the hospital said He is being “monitored and treated round the clock.
at his home”.
Considering his medical condition, the team of doctors treating him had strongly advised restriction of visitors, the statement added On July 25, Mr.
Karunanidhi’s son and DMK working president M.
Stalin sought to downplay news concerning his father’s health condition, saying, ”they are only rumours and not any shocking news Do not believe in them as they are rumours.
He is taking rest after changing the tracheostomy tube last week He had fever after being discharged from the hospital and doctors are treating him” On July 18, Mr.
Karunanidhi underwent a procedure at the hospital to replace the tracheostomy tube with a new one.