Two Days After HC Orders Hospitalisation, Stan Swamy Tests Positive for COVID-19
The Wire / by Sukanya Shanta
Swamy, who is suffering from advanced Parkinson’s disease, has been in jail since October last year.
Mumbai: Eighty-four-year-old Jesuit priest and tribal rights activist Stan Swamy has tested positive for COVID-19.
Swamy, one of the 16 persons to be arrested in the Elgar Parishad case, had been suffering from fever, severe cough, headache and upset stomach for the past few weeks. He was, however, finally hospitalised only two days ago following the Bombay high court direction to move him to a hospital for 15 days.
Activist Stan Swamy tests positive for coronavirus after being moved to private hospital
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On Friday, the Bombay High Court had ordered the 84-year-old to be moved to a hospital for 15 days.
Tribal rights activist and Jesuit priest Stan Swamy tested positive for the coronavirus infection after he was moved to a hospital, his friend and colleague Father Joseph Xavier said on Sunday.
Swamy, who is in custody in connection with the 2018 Bhima Koregaon case, is currently at the Holy Family Hospital in Mumbai. On Friday, the Bombay High Court had ordered Swamy to be moved to a hospital for 15 days.
Stan Swamy put on oxygen support
The Telegraph / by Animesh Bisoee
The octogenarian was admitted to the hospital around 9.50pm on Friday.
Jesuit priest and tribal rights activist Father Stan Swamy is on oxygen support at Holy Family Hospital in Mumbai.
Director of the Bangalore-based Indian Social Institute, Father Joe Xavier, who is coordinating with the Jesuits on Father Swamy, told The Telegraph that the octogenarian was admitted to the hospital around 9.50pm on Friday.