Tarun Gogoi, former Assam chief minister, died on Monday after multiple organ failure. He was critical since Saturday with complications after recovering from Covid in late October, two months after contracting the infection. He had been readmitted on November 2 and was on ventilator support.
Gogoi had tested positive on August 25. He was discharged two months later on October 25. However, his health worsened again following which he was against admitted to the hospital on November 2.
According to reports, the octogenarian leader was put on dialysis on Sunday for six hours. There had been fluctuations in his blood pressure as well. Gogoi was dependent on the machine for his breathing, the report added.