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Arvind Kejriwal inaugrates country’s first ‘Plasma Bank’, urges people to donate plasma




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New Delhi : Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday inaugurated nation’s first ‘Plasma Bank’, through video convention, and urged people to come ahead and donate plasma.

“If you have recovered from COVID-19 and your age is between 18 and 60 and your weight is above 50 kg, then you may donate plasma for COVID-19 patients. However, women who have given birth or the persons with comorbidities, are not eligible to donate plasma,” the Chief Minister stated.

He added that people with unstable sugar, hypertension, most cancers survivors, and people with continual liver, kidney, and coronary heart issues can’t donate plasma.

“So far, people were finding it difficult to get plasma. This ‘Plasma Bank’ will only be successful if people come forward to donate plasma,” he stated.

“If you are eligible and willing to donate plasma, then you may call us at 1031 or you can WhatsApp us at 8800007722. Our doctors will then get in touch with you to further confirm your eligibility,” he added.

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The Delhi Chief Minister additional stated that {that a} Delhi authorities physician will contact people who will method through the above contact quantity, and verify their eligibility.

“The Plasma Bank is being set up at the ILBS Hospital. Once you reach here, basic tests will be conducted and later your plasma will be taken. Till the time vaccine is developed, plasma therapy will be helpful and there will be a decline in the deaths due to COVID-19,” he stated.

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