NEW DELHI, June 30 -- The Delhi Government will start a plasma bank at Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences (ILBS) hospital in South Delhi for treatment of Covid-19 patients, announced Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday.

Urging those recovered from corona to come forward and donate plasma, Kejriwal said setting up of the plasma bank by the Delhi Government to treat the Covid patients is the first of its kind initiative in the country.

Plasma bank will start from Wednesday.

According to the State Health Department officials, around 34 out of 35 patients have recovered because of plasma therapy in the LNJP and 46 out of 49 patients have survived due to this in private hospitals.

"Until a few weeks back, there was a shorta...