Former CM Tarun Gogoi’s Health Deteriorates, Oxygen Level Dips to 88%

Himanta Biswa Sarma takes stock of Tarun Gogoi's health

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Former chief minister of Assam Tarun Gogoi, who had earlier tested positive for COVID-19, was given plasma therapy after the veteran Congress leader’s “sudden drop in oxygen level” on August 31.

Taking to Twitter, Health Minister of Assam Himanta Biswa Sarma said, “Ex CM @tarun_gogoi who is admitted in GMCH for Covid 19 had a sudden fall in Oxygen saturation to 88% at 11.30pm.The team of Doctors supervising his health immediately decided to give 1 unit of plasma with 2 lits of oxygen on Mask.O2 saturation now is maintained between 96 to 97%.”

The minister further added that he was with Tarun Gogoi at the Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) where the veteran congress leader is admitted.

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