Coronavirus Outbreak: DMK MLA J Anbazhagan dies of COVID-19

DN Bureau

DMK legislator J Anbazhagan died of COVID-19 here on Wednesday, a private hospital said.

J Anbazhagan
J Anbazhagan

Chennai: DMK legislator J Anbazhagan died of COVID-19 here on Wednesday, a private hospital said.

'The 61-year old MLA, who has been fighting for his life with severe COVID-19 pneumonia rapidly deteriorated early this morning.

Inspite of full medical support, including mechanical ventilation at our COVID-19 facility, he succumbed to his illness,' Dr Rela Institute and Medical Centre said in a statement.

DMK President M K Stalin condoled Anbazhagan's death and paid rich tributes to him.

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Anbazhagan, who had co-morbidities including chronic kidney disease was put on ventilator support on June 3 after his respiratory distress worsened.

After showing improvement, his health condition deteriorated significantly on Monday. (PTI)








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