Positive AAP MLA on road of recovery, will donate plasma

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Positive AAP MLA on road of recovery, will donate plasma

Monday, 25 May 2020 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

Days after being tested positive for coronavirus, AAP MLA Vishesh Ravi is now on the road to recovery and has been tested negative on May 23. He will also donate plasma for the treatment of other Covid positive patients.

The Karol Bagh MLA had been actively involved in Covid relief work in his constituency and had noticed symptoms, after which he was tested positive on May 1. He had tweeted, "I had a fever from last one or two days, as per doctor’s advice I went for Covid-19 test. The report on Friday said I have tested positive. With god’s blessings, the health is fine but due to mild symptoms, I have home quarantined myself,” After 22 days of being in home isolation, he has now been tested negative.

The MLA said he will also be donating plasma after being fully recovered for the recovery of other COVID positive patients. "I want to inform you all on the twenty-second day of quarantine my Corona Test has come negative. However, I still have a little cough, so according to the advice given by the doctor after taking rest for a few more days, I will be ready to donate plasma and return back to work," the MLA tweeted.

Vishesh Ravi had been under home isolation for the last 22 days. He said, "The healthcare team of Delhi has been in regular touch with me for the last 22 days and has also conducted visits at regular intervals. On the advice of the doctors and healthcare staff, I had isolated myself and had been taking all precautions and a regular diet. It was on May 22 that the healthcare team conducted my test at my home which came out to be negative the next day. Once I recover fully, I will be ready to donate plasma for the service of the people."

Earlier in the month, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had stated that plasma therapy had yielded positive and encouraging results in Delhi. He had also urged those who have recovered from the disease, to donate blood for plasma therapy.

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