Mumbai: Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Monday that preparations for a second ‘plasma bank’ are underway and will begin operations soon.
Speaking to ANI, when asked about the status of the plasma bank under preparation at LNJP, Sisodia said, “Preparations are on to set up a second ‘plasma bank’. It will start operations soon.”
“We want to provide a safe environment to those who want to donate plasma,” he said.
Asked about improvement in recovery rate in Delhi and reduction in positive cases, Sisodia said, “It is a relief for Delhi. As far as matters are concerned, there is stability in Delhi. The recovery rate is increasing. More testing is being done,” he added.
India’s first ‘plasma bank’, the Delhi Plasma Bank was established at the Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences (ILBS) here. Patients who have recently recovered from COVID-19 are eligible to donate plasma.
(With ANI Inputs)