On the 29th of June, Arvind Kejriwal, the Chief Minister of Delhi, announced to build a plasma bank in Delhi to fight the Novel Coronavirus or COVID-19.
Mr. Kejriwal addressed the media and briefed about the ongoing situation in Delhi due to the Novel Coronavirus.
According to the media sources, Plasma Bank would be set up at the Institute of Liver and Biliary Science, Delhi.
Mr. Kejriwal said anyone who would need plasma for the treatment would need a recommendation from a doctor.
Since the past few days, the National Capital reported a massive increase in the fresh cases of the Novel Coronavirus.
Delhi which was on 3rd position with the highest number of Coronavirus cases, over took Tamil Nadu and became second top Indian state/union territories In terms of Coronavirus cases.
First is Maharashtra with a total of 1,64,626, followed by Delhi with 83,077 and Tamil Nadu 82,275 cases till the 29th of June.
Manish Sisodia, the Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi, on the 28th of June said, “Last week saw things stabilising-recovery rate has increased to 62%, today more patients are recovering in Delhi than those who are falling ill, number of deaths are coming down, positivity rate is decreasing rapidly.”
On the 29th of June, Arvind Kejriwal asked COVID-19 recovered patients to donate their plasma to the plasma Bank, and help active patients.
Through this everybody will receive plasma whether it is private hospital or government hospital.
The Plasma Bank would be in operation within two days.
Stay tuned for further updates.