Dr Sarabdeepak Singh Riar, blood financial institution in-charge at Jallianwala Bagh Memorial Civil Hospital, mentioned that they had a deficit of six to eight models of blood every single day. He mentioned earlier they used to offer round 25 models of blood in a day however now they had been capable of give solely round 12 to 14 models.
“To cope up with the demand and to beat the deficit, we’re requesting individuals within the 18-45 age group to donate blood earlier than getting vaccinated. After vaccination it isn’t advisable to donate blood for subsequent 60 days”.
Dr Avtar Singh, managing director, Amandeep Medicity mentioned that the one solace was that the demand for blood had additionally decreased as a result of deferral of elective surgical procedures and lesser trauma instances.
“Despite this, there’s a shortage of blood and we’re barely managing it,” he mentioned.
Doctors of non-public hospitals additionally gave a illustration to the deputy commissioner concerning the oxygen provide and likewise sought to place a cap on the worth of oxygen cylinders.