Milkha Singh
Milkha SinghIANS (File photo)

Covid-hit Milkha Singh's health deteriorates

Chandigarh, June 18, 2021

The health condition of Covid-hit former India sprinter Milkha Singh has deteriorated with fever and de-saturation, the doctors treating him said on Friday.

The legendary athlete is undergoing treatment at the PGI Hospital in Chandigarh. "His condition has deteriorated with oxygen levels slipping," said a doctor at the hospital.

His daughter, Mona Milkha Singh, who is also a doctor, is monitoring his health.

The 91-year-old had contracted the virus last month. His wife, Nirmal Milkha Singh, had succumbed to the virus on June 13.


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