Sept. 3, 2020, 11:43 a.m.
Mumbai: Ehsan Khan, younger brother of veteran Bollywood actor Dilip Kumar, lost his battle to COVID-19 and died at Lilavati Hospital on Wednesday.
The hospital said that he breathed his last at 11 pm.
“Dilip Saab’s brother Ehsan Khan, passed away few hours ago. Earlier, youngest brother, Aslam had passed away. We are from God and to Him we return. Pls pray for them. Posted by @FAISALmouthshut on behalf of #DilipKumar,” read a tweet posted on Dilip Kumar’s official handle on Thursday.
According to Lilavati Hospital, the favors were 90 years old. He was admitted to the hospital after being found positive after the Kovid-19 test. He also had heart disease, high blood pressure and Alzheimer’s.
On August 21, Dilip Kumar’s youngest brother Aslam Khan also died in Lilavati Hospital. Aslam Khan, 88, suffered from blood sugar, high blood pressure and heart disease.
Aslam and Ehsan Khan were admitted to Lilavati Hospital last month. Aslam was taken to hospital after complaining of breathlessness. Both of them got positive Kovid-19 test and were immediately admitted to the coronavirus ward of the hospital. His oxygen was reduced by 80%.
“He has been placed in the ICU, but we have not yet entrusted him,” Dr. Jaleel Parker of the hospital had earlier reported.
Apart from blood sugar and high blood pressure diabetes, we have to take extra precautions while treating them keeping in mind their age and pre-existing health condition.