Indian legendary athlete Milkha Singh, who was being treated for COVID-19 in a private hospital in Mohali was discharged on Sunday.
His family requested for his discharged, though he is in a "stable condition" but he need to continue to be on oxygen support.
While the 91-year-old athlete was discharged, his 82-year-old wife Nirmal Kaur had to be shifted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) on Saturday night due to increasing oxygen requirement.
Milkha was moved to the hospital on Monday, and his wife got admission in the same facility on Wednesday after testing positive for the highly contagious virus.
The couple’s son and prominent golfer Jeev, flew down to Chandigarh from Dubai on Saturday while their daughter, Mona Milkha Singh, who is a doctor in the United States, also reached here a few days ago
Milkha is suspected to have contracted the infection from a house help.