Tamil Nadu Agriculture Minister critical from Covid-19

Tamil Nadu Agriculture Minister R Doraikkannu critical from Covid-19

Doraikkannu was admitted to the hospital on October 13

Tamil Nadu Agriculture Minister R Doraikkannu. Credit: Twitter/@RDoraikkannuofl

Tamil Nadu Agriculture Minister R Doraikkannu, admitted for Covid-19, is extremely critical, a hospital treating him said here on Saturday.

The 72-year-old Minister has "suffered a significant deterioration in vital functions. He is extremely critical despite being on maximal life support," Kauvery Hospital's Executive Director Dr Aravindan Selvaraj said in a bulletin.

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Doraikkannu was admitted to the hospital on October 13.