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Former Assam CM Tarun Gogoi in ICU after drop in oxygen level

Former Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi shifted to ICU at the Guwahati Medical College Hospital (GMCH) after drop in oxygen level
(Former Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi | Photo: Twitter)

Dimapur, September 24 (NEx): Veteran Congress leader and former Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi was admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) at the Guwahati Medical College Hospital (GMCH), on Thursday, September 24, 2020.

According to media reports, following a drop in his oxygen saturation level, the 85-year-old, was shifted to ICU at GMCH. His condition is stated to be stable now.

Gogoi was tested positive for COVID-19 on August 26, following which he was admitted to GMCH. The Assam government constituted an eight-member team of doctors to monitor his health parameters regularly.

There was a sudden drop in oxygen saturation level on August 31, but it returned to normal after immediate intervention of doctors. Gogoi was tested negative for COVID-19 last week, but has been staying at GMCH till his health recovers completely.