Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar has been admitted to a hospital in Mumbai after she tested positive for Covid-19. She is currently undergoing treatment at the intensive care unit (ICU) of Mumbai’s Breach Candy hospital. Ever since the news of her contracting the virus broke out, her fans, well-wishers, and celebrities have been praying for her speedy recovery. Now, as per Etimes' latest report, Lata is also suffering from pneumonia, and that she has been in the hospital since Saturday night.
Dr. Pratik Samdhani from Breach Candy hospital, who has been taking care of Lata Mangeshkar for the past few years, told the web portal, “Lata Mangeshkar was admitted on Saturday night and yes she is also suffering from pneumonia.”
Her niece Rachna confirmed the news to ANI and said that the 92-year-old singer has been tested positive for Covid-19 and has mild symptoms. She was quoted saying, “She is doing fine; has been kept in ICU only for precautionary reasons considering her age. Please respect our privacy and keep Didi in your prayers.”
"She is doing fine; has been kept in ICU only for precautionary reasons considering her age. Please respect our privacy and keep Didi in your prayers," singer Lata Mangeshkar's niece Rachna to ANI— ANI (@ANI) January 11, 2022
Reportedly, Several Bollywood celebrities including, veteran actresses Shabana Azmi, Hema Malini, Madhur Bhandarkar among others visited her at the hospital and prayed for her recovery. To note, #LataMangeshkar has been trending on Twitter with netizens wishing for the singer's speedy recovery. Shaktimaan actor Mukesh Khanna tweeted, “I pray to God to take care of her and provide her with an early recovery. The whole world is her well-wisher. No one can replace her in the position she is enjoying. So, I am sure she will come out of this problem very fast. From my side, all I can wish her is Aayushmaan Bhav.”
SpotboyE too wishes Lata Mangeshkar a speedy recovery. ALSO READ: Lata Mangeshkar Tests Positive For COVID- 19, Legendary Singer Admitted To ICU-Report