MQM founder Altaf Hussain moved to ICU after testing optimistic for coronavirus

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  • Hussain earlier appealed in a shaken voice to his followers to wish for him in an audio message distributed Sunday evening
  • Hospital workers confirms MQM-L chief Altaf Hussain in COVID-19 ward below intensive care
  • MQM-L boss was placed on the ventilator for about 5 days earlier than he began displaying indicators of restoration

LONDON: MQM-London boss Altaf Hussain has been shifted to the intensive care unit (ICU) of the Chipping Barnet-based Barnet Hospital after he examined optimistic for COVID-19 just a few weeks in the past.

During a go to to the hospital on Monday, workers confirmed to The News that the MQM chief is of their COVID-19 ward below intensive care. No guests — pal or household alike — have been allowed to fulfill him according to the coronavirus pandemic rules.

In an audio message distributed Sunday evening, the MQM-L chief appealed, in a shaken voice, to his followers to wish for him after asserting that he was within the ICU.

“I have been in the ICU in hospital for the last 20 days. It is due to your [supporters’] prayers that I have been able to record this message on this day of Saturday, Jan 30, 2021,” the previous Karachi strongman mentioned.

“May Allah protect everyone from this disease, COVID-19,” Hussain added mentioned, interesting to listeners to “take precautions and help each other”.

A supply within the MQM-L mentioned that round three weeks in the past the celebration chief had fallen ailing.

With a protracted historical past of a number of illnesses attributable to weight problems and a reportedly unhealthy way of life, Hussain was suggested to self-isolate at home; nevertheless, when his situation deteriorated, he needed to be taken to the hospital in an emergency.

The MQM-L boss was placed on the ventilator for about 5 days earlier than he began displaying indicators of restoration.

On January 23, the MQM-L mentioned in a press release that the celebration founder was ailing and taking a break from politics. After a check-up, medical doctors had suggested him to relaxation and droop his political actions, it added.

In a press release issued Tuesday, Mustafa Azizabadi had mentioned Hussain was recovering quick and his state of affairs had progressed properly. The celebration chief had thanked his supporters for praying for him, he added.