Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar, fondly addressed as the Nightingale of India, has been admitted to the Breach Candy Hospital, Mumbai, after she tested positive for the Covid-19 virus. According to reports, the 92 year old singer was diagnosed with post Covid-19 induced pneumonia and she is currently being treated at the ICU ward. This news has garnered wide buzz on social media making a lot of people worried. Lata Mangeshkar's niece Rachna, while talking to ANI, was quoted as saying, "She is doing fine; has been kept in ICU only for precautionary reasons considering her age. Please respect our privacy and keep Didi in your prayers".

Lata Mangeshkar's fans across the world are praying for the legendary singer's speedy recovery and let us hope to see her in good health very soon. The hospital is expected to issue health bulletins on a regular basis going forward and that will give us a clarity on the legendary singer's health development. Lata Mangeshkar is the recipient of India's highest civilian honour, Bharat Ratna, which was conferred upon her in 2001. Lata Mangeshkar has recorded songs in over 36 languages and has various accolades to her credit. She is a recipient of 3 National Film Awards.

Being one of the most respected and reputed playback singers in India, Lata Mangeshkar is considered to be an inspiration for many budding talents. As the third wave of Covid-19 is spreading at a rapid pace, we request you to stay safe and stay home. Do venture out only if needed and wear a mask, follow the safety guidelines while outside our house. Do get vaccinated if you haven't.