Jayalalithaa’s condition very critical, says hospital

Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa during the 70th Independence Day function at Fort St George in Chennai on Monday. PTI Photo by R Senthil Kumar (PTI8_15_2016_000240B)

Chennai, Dec 5 (IANS) The condition of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa is “very critical”, Apollo Hospitals said on Monday.


A brief statement said the AIADMK leader, who suffered a cardiac arrest on Sunday evening, “continues to be very critical and is on ECMO and other life support systems”.

It said she was being treated and closely monitored by experts.