Health condition of former Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi deteriorates; On life support after battle with Covid

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The Congress leader is undergoing treatment at the Gauhati Medical College Hospital for post-COVID complications.

 

The health condition of former Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi deteriorated on Monday morning and he is very critical condition.

The Congress leader, undergoing treatment at the Gauhati Medical College Hospital for post-COVID complications. 

The 84-year-old three-time chief minister was admitted to GMCH on November 2. 

He was put under invasive ventilation on Saturday night when his condition worsened. He is being monitored by a team of nine doctors.

“The present status of Sir (Gogoi) is very very critical and the doctors are doing their best," GMCH Superintendent Abhijit Sarma said.

Gogoi, who is on ventilation and has suffered a multi-organ failure, was on dialysis on Sunday, which he could sustain for six hours.

Accoring to the official report, his blood pressure is fluctuating and he is breathing entirely with the help of machines.

Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma is at GMCH along with Gogoi's son Gaurav.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi inquired about his health

On October 25, Gogoi, who was undergoing treatment for COVID-19 and other post-recovery complications, was discharged from GMCH after two months.

He had tested positive for COVID-19 on August 25 and admitted to the GMCH the next day.
 

With inputs from Agency

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