Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan was admitted to Apollo Hospitals in Chennai on Friday night.
An official bulletin from the hospital said he was admitted for a “routine annual medical check-up” and will be discharged on Saturday. A team of doctors, including infectious diseases experts, were monitoring Vijayan, The Times of India reported.
Some reports had said earlier in the day that he was admitted after a dip in his blood count. The Chief Minister’s Office, however, clarified that both Vijayan and his wife had gone to Chennai for a routine check-up.