IPL 2021: Delhi Capitals joins fight against Covid-19, launches ‘Project Plasma’

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IPL 2021: India is going through the second wave of Covid-19. With cases rising on daily basis, Delhi Capitals now has joined the fight against the pandemic. The Rishabh Pant-led side on Friday launched ‘Project Plasma’ in partnership with Fever FM Radio to encourage Covid-19 survivors to donate their plasma.

DC made the announcement on Twitter. “The second-wave of COVID-19 has gripped Delhi. The time to come together is now to flatten the curve. #ProjectPlasma – A joint initiative by #DelhiCapitals & @FeverFMOfficial encourages COVID-19 survivors to donate their plasma in the fight against this pandemic. Reach out to the #FeverFM team if you wish to donate your plasma and they will connect you with patients at respective hospitals in the city. Dilli, it’s your turn to become a superhero in this war against,” it captioned.

 

IPL 2021: Delhi Capitals joins fight against Covid-19, launches ‘Project Plasma’

India recorded over 3 lakh cases for the second straight day on Friday, clocking 3,32,730 cases in the last 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry informed. With this, India’s trend of registering the world’s highest daily tally continues, pushing the country’s total infection count to 16,263,695 cases. As many as 2,263 people also died of Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, mounting the coronavirus death toll to 186,920.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a meeting with the Chief Ministers of all the states to discuss the present conditions.

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, during his meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday, highlighted the crippling oxygen crisis in hospitals in the capital. “People are in major pain due to oxygen shortage. We fear that a big tragedy is looming large and a national plan is needed to deal with the situation. I request with folded hands that the PM gives direction to CMs to ensure smooth movement of oxygen tankers coming to Delhi,” he said. He added that the Centre should take overall oxygen plants and every truck should be accompanied by an escort vehicle of the Army.

IPL 2021: Delhi Capitals joins fight against Covid-19, launches ‘Project Plasma’

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