Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday asked the interested people to register themselves by logging in the web portal https://covid19.odisha.gov.in for Plasma donation.
The database will include their consent along with eligibility.
The Chief Minister inaugurated the Plasma Bank at Capital Hospital here and launched the web portal for plasma donors.
“Preliminary results of COVID-19 plasma therapy in Odisha have been very encouraging. I am sure plasma donation with the participation of more and more people will become a community-driven people’s movement,” he said.
He said that Plasma Banks will come up at IGH, Rourkela, VIMSAR, Burla and MKCG Hospital, Berhampur shortly.
He hoped that Plasma donation with the participation of more and more people will become a community-driven people’s movement.
The 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.
CS reviews on Plasma donation
Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy, through a Video Conferencing today, with Collectors and CDMOs reviewed COVID-19 situation in the state.
District wise status of surveillance, quantum of testing, availability of Covid Care Centres, Covid Health Facilities, medicines and test kits was reviewed.
The Chief Secretary asked the Collectors to enhance per day sample collection at least to 500.
Tripathy asked the hotspot districts to scale up sample collection up to 1000 per day for early detection and treatment.
The government emphasised to utilise Antigen test kits and to upload the test results in ICMR portal on a daily basis.
Chief Secretary advised the Collectors to encourage Plasma collection drive.
He also directed to provide necessary food and accommodation facilities to the Plasma donors in their respective districts.
A 150 bed dedicated Covid Hospital with 30 ICU and 21 HDU beds became functional in Bhubaneswar today.