The Collector said the plasma collection facility is neat and clean and advanced equipment was being used for collecting plasma.
The single-day Covid-19 tally of the state crossed the 7,000-mark for the third time this month, with 7,354 new cases being reported on Tuesday.
At present, the state has 37,000 potential plasma donors and the process of taking their consent is going on, Bhaskar added.
A doctor from Gadag has been educating and convincing those who have recovered from Covid-19 to donate their plasma. Till now, she has managed to convince more than 10 patients.
Such lack of response to the CM’s call is being attributed to low awareness among people and indifference of the administration.
Kurnool district has collected most plasma samples from people who recovered from the coronavirus.
Dr. Sunil Kumar, honorary state secretary of IMA welcomed and thanked those who donated their plasma to save the lives of other Covid-19 patients.
On Independence Day, he donated plasma to a fellow doctor’s mother at a private hospital, despite his post-recovery complications.
Greeting citizens on the eve of 74th Independence Day, Governor Biswabhusan Harichandan urged them to follow guidelines issued by the government to curb the spread of Covid-19.
He said that doctors, nurses, ANMs, police, corporation personnel, officers and others who have worked as frontline would be invited to the Independence Day celebration
The plasma can be donated at Patna AIIMS following strict medical check-ups by doctors and relevant medical tests.
Tollywood star Chiranjeevi urged those who recovered from Covid-19 to come forward and donate it to those who need it.
District collector I Samuel Anand Kumar on Thursday constituted an Ethics Committee to oversee plasma donation by patients recovered from Covid-19.
A former corporator, who has won the battle against coronavirus, on Wednesday donated plasma in response to the call given by Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy.
A young social worker’s prompt action in arranging plasma has helped save a Covid-19 patient’s life.