Patients treated with plasma therapy almost recovered,CM Delhi appeal to covid19 recovered people to come forward and donate plasma.

Satyendra Jain Delhi health minister said on Saturday four patients of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19),who were treated with plasma therapy, have almost recovered, news agency ANI reported.

Convalescent plasma therapy uses a blood component called plasma, which contains the virus-fighting antibodies, from people who have recovered from the infection to treat those who are severely ill with Covid is the almost-clear liquid left behind afterred and white blood cells and platelets are removed from the blood.

“We have administered plasma therapy to six patients in Delhi, so far. Four patients were given the therapy four days back,” Satyendar Jain was quoted as saying by ANI.

“Those who were administered four days back have almost recovered. All of them were critical patients and results are very encouraging,” he said.

Before this, Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal had urged people who have recovered from Covid-19 in the city to donate plasma to treat people in hospital with severe forms of the infection.

“The initial results are very promising and I would request those who have recovered from corona infection to come and donate their plasma,” Kejriwal said during a press conference through video conference on Friday.