Kejriwal urges hospitals to encourage recovered COVID-19 patients to donate plasma

Delhi, at present, has 15,000 COVID-19 beds of which only 5,100 are occupied

New Delhi, July 6

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday appealed to hospitals to counsel their COVID-19 patients to donate plasma after 14 days of recovery from the disease.

Addressing an online media briefing, the Chief Minister said there had been a spike in demand for plasma over the past four to five days, after the opening of a plasma bank in Delhi.


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But there are not many donors, he said, appealing to hospitals to encourage their recovered patients to donate.

He also said that Delhi, at present, had 15,000 COVID-19 beds of which only 5,100 were occupied. PTI

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