Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik today inaugurated the Covid Plasma Bank for treatment of serious Covid patients at SCB Medical College, Cuttack. With this, Odisha joins a select club of very few states who have introduced Convalescent Plasma Therapy for the treatment of serious Covid patients. Odisha is the third state besides Delhi and Maharastra to start this procedure. He announced that Plasma Therapy will be made available free of cost to the people of Odisha.
Chief Minister congratulated the four brave donors who volunteered to contribute their invaluable Plasma today and appealed all the eligible Covid survivors to come forward to donate their Plasma which will go a long way in helping the treatment of serious Covid patients.
SCB Medical College will be the nodal agency for Plasma Therapy in the State. SUM Hospital and KIMS Hospital in Bhubaneswar and Aswini Hospital in Cuttack will provide Plasma Therapy treatment.