Jayalalithaa suffers cardiac arrest; being treated by experts

Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, who is undergoing treatement at a hospital here, today suffered a cardiac arrest and is being treated by a team of experts, including cardiologists, Apollo Hospitals said.

Jayalalithaa continues to be under constant monitoring.
Jayalalithaa suffered a cardiac arrest this evening.

“The honourable Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, who is undergoing treatment at Apollo Hospitals, suffered a cardiac arrest this evening.

“She is being treated and monitored by a team of experts, including cardiologists, pulmonologist and critical care specialists,” Chief Operating Officer and head of transformation of Apollo Hospital Dr Subbaiah Viswanathan said in a statement.

The 68-year-old leader suffered the cardiac arrest hours after AIADMK said that Jayalalithaa will return home “soon” as an AIIMS expert team has confirmed that she has completely recovered after over two months of hospitalisation.

PTI