Cuttack (Odisha) [India], October 3 (ANI): Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan donated blood plasma at SCB Medical College & Hospital in Cuttack today for the benefit of COVID-19 patients.
He informed on Twitter, "Donated plasma at SCB Medical College and Hospital at Cuttack today. It is immensely satisfying to do my bit towards the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic."
"Urge all Covid-19 recovered people to come forward and donate plasma to aid the treatment of Covid-19 patients and help defeat the novel coronavirus," he added.
The Union Minister for Petroleum tested positive for novel Coronavirus in April and recovered successfully.
3,053 new COVID-19 cases, 17 deaths, and 4,048 recoveries were reported till October 2 in Odisha, the state Health Department said.
The total number of novel coronavirus cases has risen to 2,29,387 including 1,94,128 recoveries, 34,314 active cases, and 892 deaths in the state. (ANI)