News Local 6,146 people donated blood from March 9 as supplies stabilise

6,146 people donated blood from March 9 as supplies stabilise

The Blood Bank announced on Friday that following a ‘marathon effort’, blood adequacy has ‘returned to normal’, extending its gratitude to 6,146 donors who showed up to donate from March 9 until today.

During that period, the Blood Bank managed to secure a total of 5,399 blood units, while 6,705 blood derivatives have been disseminated for transfusion.

It said that no postponement was observed of scheduled or emergency transfusions and that stock is at ‘very satisfactory’ levels under the circumstances.

“Our blood donors have once again responded to our call, reversing the negative climate that had formed at the initial stages of the pandemic. They displayed great maturity and following the instructions from the staff contributed to donations taking place under safe circumstances without overcrowding,” the Bank said.

The effort will continue, it added, sharing the schedule for donations after the Easter break:

DISTRICT

LOCATION

DAY / TIME OF OPERATION

CONTACT NUMBER

NICOSIA

Engomi station

Monday – Saturday 10:00-18:00

22809098, 96651525

LIMASSOL

 

St. George Havouza Church

Monday – Saturday10:00-18:00

 

96651547

 

LARNACA

Former Famagusta Coop Bank cultural centre: 18 Archbishop Kyprianos Ave.

Every

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday, 

9:30-17:30

 

96651548

 

FAMAGUSTA

 

 

Panayia Church, Liopetri

Tuesdays and Fridays,

9:00-17:00

96651537

 

 

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