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MoH renews its call for blood plasma donation

21 May 2020

The Ministry of Health renewed its call to donate blood plasma from those who have recovered from COVID-19 disease.  

H E Dr Ahmed bin Mohammed al Sa’eedi, Minister of Health, said during a press conference on Thursday that 25 patients have been treated with convalescent plasma therapy in Oman, with 18 more cases showing signs of improvement.  

He called on those recovered to donate plasma. “I call upon those who have recovered to come forward and donate plasma. A good number of patients are getting better because of plasma,” he said. 

The number of COVID-19 cases in hospital is currently 122, of which 32 are in intensive care. 

 

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