“Condition of Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan is critical. He is on oxygen support,” said Medanta Hospital, Lucknow
Khan was shifted to Lucknow’s Medanta Hospital from Sitapur jail on May 9 where he is undergoing treatment for the coronavirus disease.
His son Abdullah Khan was also shifted to the same hospital.
The father-son duo was tested positive for COVID-19 on April 30. Azam Khan’s health suddenly deteriorated on May 9 following which he along with his son was sent to Lucknow by an ambulance.
Khan has been lodged in Sitapur jail since February last year with more than a hundred cases registered against him. His son has also been lodged in Sitapur jail in several cases filed against him.