Assam Govt starts first plasma bank at GMCH, Dr. Lithikesh becomes donor


GUWAHATI: In another move to bolster the fight against COVID-19, the Assam Government started the first plasma bank in the State at Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) in Guwahati on Friday. Assam health minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma stated that the first convalescent donor is a doctor himself who was a COVID-19 patient.

Minister Sarma thanked Dr.Lithikesh for donating his plasma. He also expressed gratitude to the team who is working at the plasma bank.

“I encourage cured patients to come forward & donate,” Sarma mentioned in a tweet.