NEW DELHI, April 3 (Xinhua) -- Indian President Ram Nath Kovind, who recently underwent successful cardiac bypass surgery, has been shifted out of intensive care unit (ICU) and is showing improvement, officials said Saturday.
"President Kovind was shifted from the ICU to a special room in the AIIMS today. His health has been improving continuously. Doctors are constantly monitoring his condition and have advised him to take rest," read a statement issued by his office.
Last week, the president was hospitalized at the army's Research and Referral hospital in New Delhi after experiencing chest discomfort.
Later on, he was shifted to the AIIMS, where doctors had advised him to undergo a planned bypass procedure.