Will donate plasma: Satyendar

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New Delhi: Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain here on Monday asserted that he would donate his plasma as soon as medical protocols allow him and praised the state government’s decision to start a ‘Plasma Bank’ for the treatment of COVID-19 patients.
Mr Jain has tested positive for COVID-19 and undergoing treatment at Saket’s Max Hospital, where he was administered plasma therapy.
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has established ‘Plasma Bank’ in the capital for the treatment of corona patients, and urged recovered patients to save others lives by donating their plasma.
Taking to micro-blogging site Twitter, Mr Jain said,“With good wishes of everyone I am recovering at home now.Plasma bank announcement by Hon’ble CM @ArvindKejriwal is a revolutionary step. Plasma therapy saved my life from Corona virus and I pledge to donate my plasma as soon as medical protocols will allow.”
The ‘Plasma Bank’ will start operation in the next two days and will be set-up at the Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences (ILBS) in south Delhi’s Vasant Kunj. It will serve the purpose of coordination between plasma donors and recipients. Anyone who needs plasma will need a recommendation from a doctor.