Karnataka is likely to start Convalescent Plasma Therapy for COVID-19 patients, who are critical, from Saturday, Medical Education Minister K Sudhakar said on Friday.
“We have already got approval for Convalescent Plasma Therapy. There is no need for any special permission for it. We may probably start it for the first patient from Saturday itself. The donor has also agreed,” Sudhakar said.
Speaking to reporters, he said the convalescent Plasma Therapy was only for patients who are critical, in Intensive Care Units or on ventilator.
According to the latest update, five COVID-19 patients are in ICUs in the state.
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