Lata Mangeshkar admitted to ICU after being tested positive for COVID-19

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Published by News Desk on 11 Jan 2022

Veteran singer Lata Mangeshkar admitted to ICU of Mumbai’s Breach Candy hospital after being tested positive for COVID-19. The news were confirmed by her niece Rachna, who informed ANI that the singer had mild symptoms.

Rachna stated, “She is doing fine; has been kept in ICU only for precautionary reasons considering her age.” She requested to respect the family’s privacy and to keep ‘Didi in our prayers.’

Earlier in 2019, the singer was admitted to hospital after she complained of breathing problems. Back then, her sister Usha had reportedly said that the singer had a viral infection.

Veteran singer celebrated her 92nd birthday last year in September in a very close and intimate affair. Mangeshkar is quite active on social media where is sharing throwback pics and keep sharing interesting anecdotes with her fans.

She is the recipient of many awards such as Padma Bhushan, Padma Vibhushan, Dada Saheb Phalke award, and multiple National Film Awards.

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