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Former Assam CM Tarun Gogoi on ventilator support, health condition critical

ANI | November 21, 2020 10:35 PM
Former Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi (Photo/Twitter/Srinivas BV)

New Delhi [India], November 21 (ANI): The health condition of former Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has deteriorated and he was "critical" and on ventilator support following post-COVID complications.

Abhijeet Sharma, Superintendent of Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH), said the Congress leader was on mechanical ventilation.

" Former Assam CM Tarun Gogoi is on mechanical ventilation, incubated today evening on inotropic support. His condition is critical," Sharma said.

Tarun Gogoi's son Gaurav Gogoi, MP, retweeted a journalist's tweet which had said that Tarun Gogoi's health condition is critical and there was report of multi-organ failure.

"Sharing an important update on the condition of former Chief Minister of Assam Tarun Gogoi," Gaurav Gogoi said in his tweet.

Tarun Gogoi had tested positive for COVID-19 in August. On October 26, he had thanked the medical team at Guwahati Medical College and Hospital including the specialists, doctors, nurses, staff, for their "excellent care for the past two months" and had said that he looked forward to continuing his recovery at home under medical supervision.

Indian Youth Congress President Srinivas B V wished Tarun Gogoi speedy recovery.

"I pray for the well-being and speedy recovery of Ex Assam CM Shri Tarun Gogoiji who is currently on ventilator support after multi-organ failure. Tarun Gogoi needs our prayers," he said in a tweet. (ANI)

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