Odisha Chief Minister inaugurated a COVID-19 Plasma Bank at SLN MCH (Saheed Laxman Nayak Medical College and Hospital) in Koraput and was done through video conferring. In this, the Government will give advanced medical facilities to the patients, which help for the COVID treatment.
Already CM shared that Plasma Therapy now has become the live-saving for many patients who were in a severe condition and helped decrease fatalities.
“Further strengthening preparedness against COVID-19 CM Naveen Patnaik has inaugurated Plasma Bank at SLN MCH, Koraput. The CM The CM said the plasma bank will not only set a new milestone but also strengthen the faith of tribal communities on advanced medical procedure,” tweeted by the official site of CMO on Twitter.
With this Plasma Bank, people in Koraput can be treated well by Plasma Therapy as now medical experts are advising Plasma therapy as an effective way of treatment against this deadly virus. This treatment is working successfully as it was found that antibodies from recovered Coronavirus patients are now helping the infected patients to fight against the pathogen. In around 40 days, Odisha has established six Plasma banks across the State. Fortunately, the State has treated 482 COVID-19 patients out of which 632 patients have recovered and discharged, and around 559 plasma units have been collected.
CM further shared that this is in line with the Government’s vision of facilitating access to advanced healthcare for all and responsibility to ensure nobody is divested of advanced healthcare facilities. Now that Plasma therapy is showing good results, CM is appealing to all eligible COVID survivors to come forward and donate their plasma to help others recover.
Odisha’s first Plasma Bank was inaugurated at SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack, leading to the second and third one at Capital hospital in Bhubaneswar and IGH in Rourkela. Now Odisha has the active case of 26082 with death number to 455.
Article Written by Dikhya Mohanty
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