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%.”
I was there with Sri @tarun_gogoi in the hospital and just reached back home as I have assembly tomorrow. Also had a telephonic conversation with @GauravGogoiAsm. I shall remain in touch with our team at @GMCHGuwahati. https://t.co/8mVy9jcRHx
— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) August 31, 2020
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.