One week after his release from Guwahati Medical College Hospital (GMCH), former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi, was admitted to the hospital again.

According to a source close to Gogoi, the three-time former chief minister was admitted to GMCH at 10.30 pm on Sunday after he complained of breathing problems.

Gogoi was discharged on October 25 after 60 days of hospitalisation.

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The 85-year-old former chief minister was admitted to the GMCH on August 26 after he tested positive for COVID19.

After his release from the hospital, Assam health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma had said Gogoi’s “further treatment shall continue in his official residence under the supervision of the doctors from the medical college”.

In a tweet on October 26, Gogoi also thanked the medical team of GMCH for his recovery.

“I thank the entire medical team at Guwahati Medical College and Hospital including the specialists, doctors, nurses, staff, for their excellent care for the past two months. I look forward to continuing my recovery at home under medical supervision,” Gogoi had tweeted.


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