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Former CM Tarun Gogoi who tested COVID-19 positive given plasma therapy

Former Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi, who has tested positive for COVID-19,

Tarun Gogoi

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  2 Sep 2020 2:04 AM GMT

STAFF REPORTER

GUWAHATI: Former Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi, who has tested positive for COVID-19, had a sudden drop in his oxygen saturation level on Monday night. Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said a team of doctors are supervising his health and he was given one unit of plasma with 2 lits of oxygen on mask.

Gogoi, who was the CM for three consecutive terms from 2001 till 2016, was tested as COVID-19 positive on August 25. The following day, Gogoi informed the people about his detection through his twitter handle. The Health Department has formed a committee under the chairmanship of Dr Jogesh Sarma, HOD, Pulmonary Medicine Department of the GMCH to monitor the health status of the former Chief Minister of Assam.

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