Health condition of former Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has reportedly deteriorated, and on Thursday was shifted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Guwahati Medical College Hospital (GMCH).
Gogoi was admitted to GMCH on August 25 last after he tested positive for COVID19.
Senior officials of Guwahati Medical College Hospital on Thursday morning decided to shift Gogoi to the ICU after he reported uneasiness and reported difficulty in breathing.
A team of doctors are closely monitoring the health condition of the veteran Congress leader and three-time chief minister of Assam.
At around 11.30 pm on August 31 night, Gogoi’s oxygen level had suddenly dropped to 88 percent, and was given plasma therapy.
Sources said 85-year old Gogoi had tested negative on September 16, and was still undergoing treatment in GMCH.
Even after testing negative, Gogoi’s family members had decided to keep the former chief minister for some more days in the hospital till he is completely cured.
Doctors at the GMCH had reported that Gogoi’s health, during the last few days was gradually improving.
The reasons for sudden deterioration of his health condition are still not known.