The Punjab government has decided to provide plasma to private hospitals from government's Plasma Bank at a cost of Rs. 20,000 per unit for the treatment of COVID-19 patients. Plasma would be available free of cost to the patients undergoing treatment in government hospitals of Punjab, state Information & Public Relations Department said.
Private hospitals treating coronavirus-infected patients were demanding plasma after a plasma bank was set up at Patiala hospital, a spokesperson of the Department of Medical Education and Research told PTI.
(With inputs from agencies)