Lata Mangeshkar hospitalised with Covid, family says symptoms are mild

The family said that doctors advised she should be in the ICU because she requires constant care. (Photo: Twitter/File)

Mumbai: Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar has tested positive for COVID-19 with mild symptoms and is undergoing treatment at a city hospital here, her niece said on Tuesday.

The 92-year-old veteran, also known as the Nightingale of India, was admitted to the ICU of Breach Candy hospital in south Mumbai two days ago.


“She is mild COVID positive. Considering her age, doctors advised us that she should be in the ICU because she requires constant care. And wecannot take a chance. As a family we want the best and want to ensure she has 24X7 care,” Mageshkar’s niece Rachna Shah told PTI.

“She will be fine. But she is going to take a while because of her age. And also, COVID-19 takes seven days …,” she added.

In November 2019, Mangeshkar was admitted to the same hospital after she complained of difficulty in breathing and was diagnosed with pneumonia. She was discharged after 28 days.


Mangeshkar started her career at the age of 13 in 1942 and has sung over 30,000…

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