GUWAHATI, Aug 2: Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma inauguarated the plasma bank set up at the Tezpur Medical College this afternoon. It’s the second such facility that has been set up in the State as the State health department continues its battle against COVID 19.
The first plasma bank was earlier set up at Gauhati Medical College Hospital (GMCH) and it has been playing a very vital role in providing plasma therapy to patients seriously affected by the coronavirus.
The plasma bank at TMCH will help recovered patients of Tezpur and nearby localities donate their plasma.
Three recovered COVID19 patients have already donated their plasma at the TMCH plasma bank.
Incidentally, Assam Health Minister Sarma has been appealing recovered patients to donate their plasma.
As many as 67 police personnel had come up to donate their plasma at GMCH yesterday while many other recovered patients are lining up to donate their plasma following Sarma’s appeal.