802 units of convalescent plasma have been collected so far, 661 patient has received the treatment

Фото: Арбнора Мемети

The Institute for Transfusion Medicine of North Macedonia informs that a total of 802 units of convalescent plasma for the treatment of COVID-19 patients were collected from 729 donors. So far, 661 patients had been treated with blood plasma.

The convalescent plasma donor has to have a documented laboratory finding that he/she was sick from COVID-19 and to be minimally 21 days without any symptoms. An additional test is made to confirm the absence of the virus.