AIIMS director reviews Tarun Gogoi’s health condition via video conference


GUWAHATI: All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) director Randeep Guleria reviewed the health condition of former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi through a video conference on Friday. The medical team of Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) briefed him the present condition of the former chief minister who was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) on Thursday.

Assam health, finance and education minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma, health department principal secretary Samir K Sinha, Lok Sabha MP and Gogoi’s son Gaurav Gogoi also attended the video conference.

“Director of AIIMS expressed satisfaction with our line of treatment. He suggested some additional tests for Gogoi. He will also send a faculty from AIIMS to look after the former chief minister,” said Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma at a press meet in Guwahati.

On Thursday morning, the veteran leader was shifted to the ICU at the GMCH after his health condition had deteriorated.

Gogoi was admitted to the GMCH on August 26 after he was found positive for COVID-19. Since then he has been undergoing treatment at the GMCH.