India’s first Plasma Bank to be set up in Delhi

The Delhi government will set up a first-of-its-kind ‘plasma bank’ in the country for treating COVID-19 patients. It will be set up at the Delhi government-run Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences and doctors or hospitals will have to approach it for plasma if a COVID-19 patient needs the same. The plasma bank will start its operation by 2nd July 2020.

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Plasma Facility:

  • The Delhi government will encourage those who have recovered from COVID-19 to donate their plasma.
  • A helpline will also be set up for queries related to the donation of plasma.
  • The government will also make transportation arrangements for those willing to donate their plasma.
  • The relatives of a COVID-19 patient are free to give plasma to the patient and it is not necessary to only donate to the bank.
  • The government and private hospitals will be able to get plasma from the facility.

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  • Governor of Delhi: Anil Baijal.
  • Chief Minister of Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal.

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