Hospital issues statement to deny rumours of Michael Schumacher's death

After the social media was rife with the rumours of Michael Schumacher's death, Grenoble hospital, where he has been since his ski accident in December, were forced to issue a statement to refute such claims.

updated: February 10, 2014 11:31 IST
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Grenoble hospital, where Formula One legend Michael Schumacher is being treated for a head injury from a ski accident since December last year, has denied rumours that the seven-time champion racer has died. (A month after accident, Schumacher's fate remains uncertain)

According to a report in Daily Star, a representative from the hospital spoke to the media and said that Schumacher was still alive and that doctors were trying to bring him out of induced coma. (Schumacher being woken up from induced coma: Reports)

The statement came after rumours of Schumacher's death began to spread in the social media, prompting the hospital to react quickly and refute such claims. (Michael Schumacher's awakening not guaranteed: Doctors)

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