Nearly one week after Joan Rivers was hospitalized after she stopped breathing during a throat procedure, her daughter, Melissa, has revealed the 81-year-old TV veteran has been transferred out of the intensive care and into a private room at Mount Sinai Hospital in NYC.
In a new statement, released Wednesday, it reads: "My mother has been moved out of intensive care and into a private room where she is being kept comfortable. Thank you for your continued support."
Joan Rivers’ Daughter, Melissa, Confirms Her Mother Remains “on Life Support”
Melissa has been providing daily updates since the comedic legend was first hospitalized last Thursday, Aug. 28.
As previously reported, Joan was placed in a medically induced coma at Mount Sinai after complications arose during an outpatient throat procedure in the upper east side of Manhattan.
On Sunday, it was reported doctors began bringing the Fashion Police out of the coma. Melissa confirmed on Tuesday that her mother was still on life support.
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“On behalf of my mother and our family, we are extremely grateful for all the love and support we’ve received. At this time she does remain on life support,” she said in a statement on Sept. 2.
“I know my mother would be overwhelmed by the continued outpouring of kindness and I want to thank everyone for keeping us in their prayers.”
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