Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik through a Video Conference, inaugurated the Second Plasma Bank of the State at Capital Hospital, Bhubaneswar and launched a Web Portal for Plasma donors. He said that Plasma Banks will come up at IGH, Rourkela, VIMSAR, Burla and MKCG Hospital, Berhampur shortly.
Chief Minister said that preliminary result of Plasma Therapy for Covid patients in Odisha has been very encouraging. He hoped that Plasma donation with the participation of more and more people will become a community driven people’s movement.
Chief Minister highly praised the sincere and dedicated service of the Doctors and Paramedics in the fight against Covid. He urged all to work unitedly in order to encourage and to strengthen their willpower in this difficult situation. Chief Minister hoped that people interested to donate Plasma can register themselves by logging in the Web Portal (https://covid19.odisha.gov.in). The Database will include their consent along with eligibility. Hon’ble Minister, Health & Family Welfare, Chief Secretary, ACS, Health and other senior officers were present in the programme.