New Delhi, July 14 -- Delhi's biggest treatment facility for Covid-19 patients-the 2,000-bed Lok Nayak hospital-will house the city's second convalescent plasma bank, the government said Monday. Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal will inaugurate it on Tuesday.

The Delhi government had opened the country's first one at the Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences in south Delhi's Vasant Kunj on July 2.

Lok Nayak hospital has already set up an apheresis machine, which is used to separate the blood components. The collection of plasma from recovered patients will start this week, the hospital said. The hospital has already discharged over 3,600 Covid-19 patients, many of whom will be eligible to make plasma donations."The plasmapheresis machine h...