Lata Mangeshkar

Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar continues to be under treatment in the ICU of a hospital in Mumbai, the doctor treating her said on January 16.

The 92-year-old singer tested positive for COVID-19 with mild symptoms and was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Breach Candy Hospital in south Mumbai last week.

Associate professor Dr Pratit Samdani from the Breach Candy Hospital told PTI: “She continues to be in the ICU and is under treatment.”

Mangeshkar’s niece Rachana Shah had on January 13 said the singer is doing well and requested the media to respect the privacy of the family.

Regarded as one of Indian cinema’s greatest singers, Lata Mangeshkar started her career at the age of 13 in 1942 and has over 30,000 songs to her credit in several Indian languages.

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