Tarun Gogoi’s health deteriorates due to post-Covid complications

Prime News, National (Guwahati), November 22:- Veteran Congress leader and three-time Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi’s health condition deteriorated on Saturday due to post-Covid-19 complications besides multi-organ failure, Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said.

Following post-Covid-19 complications, the 85-year-old veteran politician, who was on Non-Invasive Ventilation (NIV) since he was admitted at Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) on November 2 and he was put under invasive ventilation.

Sarma said that on Saturday afternoon Gogoi’s condition deteriorated with problems in breathing and then the doctors started an intubation ventilator, which is machine-driven ventilation.

“The doctors are trying hard to revive his organs with medicines and other medical methods. The doctors will also attempt dialysis,” the Health Minister said, adding that the next 48-72 hours are very critical and the doctors are doing everything possible.

He said that the doctors of GMCH are in constant touch with experts from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in Delhi and his conditions are not allowed to shift him outside the state for medical treatment. (MR, Inputs: Agencies).

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