A first-of-its-kind 'plasma bank' in the country was recently set up at the Institute of Liver and Biliary Science (ILBS) in south Delhi.
AAP spokesperson Akshay Marathe also donated plasma, and shared pictures on Twitter.
Kejriwal inaugurated the first plasma bank at the state-run Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences on July 2. He said over 200 people have taken plasma from ILBS so far.
The Delhi CM recently called two Delhi residents Srishti and Bhumika to congratulate them on their recovery from coronavirus and thank them for donating plasma.
Karl Rock is from New Zealand and has been living in India with his wife, an Indian citizen, for the past three years.
A plasma bank is a place that stores convalescent plasma of a recovered Covid-19 patient. Convalescent plasma has been used as one of the treatments against Covid-19.
CM Arvind Kejriwal said the coronavirus recovery rate in Delhi has gone up to 72 per cent, and more and more people are recovering from COVID-19 on a daily basis.
Delhi Chief Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday inaugurated a first-of-its-kind 'plasma bank' at the Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences (ILBS) in Vasant Kunj in south Delhi.
Those aged between 18 and 60 and weighing not less than 50 kg can donate their plasma for COVID-19 patients, CM Kejriwal said.
The Delhi government will set up a plasma bank for treatment of COVID-19 patients, as convalescent plasma therapy has shown 'encouraging' results in city hospitals, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said.
The first plasma bank will be set up at the Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences.