Delhi Police Launches Plasma Donors’ Data Bank amid Unprecedented Spike

Named as the ‘Life Saving Plasma Donors’ Data Bank’; the initiative has been launched on the official website of the Delhi Police

When the National capital on Saturday recorded over 24,000 cases of coronavirus with 357 deaths – the highest single-spike in fatalities; the Delhi Police, in an attempt to help families of Covid patients find plasma easily, is now preparing an extensive data bank of willing donors and connecting them with patients.

Named as the ‘Life Saving Plasma Donors’ Data Bank’; the initiative has been launched on the official website of the Delhi Police on April 25 which will families of Covid patients with recommended plasma therapy by doctors will be able to immediately contact the donors.

On the day of launch, 12 donors have registered themselves on the platform. The site which when clicked opens up a window with two options: one for donors and one for those requesting plasma where both donors and recipients can fill up their details to get registered on the database.

A dedicated team of Delhi Police will check the applications received from patients and match them with donors and then establish a line of contact between them. Delhi Police Commissioner SN Srivastava has appealed to everyone who has recovered from the virus to come forward and register themselves as a donor on this platform.

Delhi is among the worst hit states. Patients and their families are also struggling to find beds in hospitals, medicines, plasma and oxygen. Hospitals in Delhi have been requesting on social media over the last two days, for a supply of the oxygen amidst the shortage of supply.

India Scanner News Network

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