Former Assam CM Tarun Gogoi’s health deteriorates; on ventilator support


    Previous Assam CM Tarun Gogoi’s health degrades; on ventilator assistance

    Tarun Gogoi’s health condition deteriorated on Saturday due to post-Covid-19 issues besides multi-organ failure, Assam Health Minister stated.

    Tarun Gogoi

    Updated: Nov 22, 2020, 09: 35 AM IST

    Veteran Congress leader and three-time Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi’s health condition weakened on Saturday due to post-Covid-19 problems besides multi-organ failure, Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said.

    Following post-Covid-19 complications, the 85- year-old veteran political leader was on Non-Invasive Ventilation (NIV) because he was admitted at Gauhati Medical College and Medical Facility (GMCH) on November 2 and put under intrusive ventilation.

    Sarma said that on Saturday afternoon, Gogoi’s condition weakened with issues in breathing and after that the medical professionals began an intubation ventilator, which is machine-driven ventilation.

    Gogoi is unconscious and has struggled with multi-organ failure, the minister added.

    ” The physicians are striving to restore his organs with medications and other medical techniques. The medical professionals will likewise try dialysis,” the Health Minister said, adding that the next 48-72 hours are extremely critical and the doctors are doing whatever possible.

    He said that the physicians of GMCH are in consistent touch with professionals from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in Delhi and his conditions are not enabled to shift him outside the state for medical treatment.

    Relative are being regularly upgraded with Gogoi’s condition and treatment procedure.

    Gogoi was discharged from the healthcare facility on October 25 after he recovered from the Covid-19 infection and other post-recovery complications after more than 60 days.

    He was administered plasma therapy and subsequently became stable.

    The octogenarian Congress leader was under observation of the group of nine medical professionals at his official house.

    Gogoi had actually checked favorable for COVID-19 on August 25 and was admitted to the GMCH the next day.

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