Mizoram has sufficient stock of blood bags to meet urgent requirement during lockdown, an official said on Friday.
Blood bank department head Dr. Rothangpuia said that there was some sort of crisis during the initial period of lockdowm but the situation is normal now as they have appealed volunteers donors to come forward for voluntary donation.
He said that various associations and churches bodies came forward to donate blood during lockdown.
Social distancing norms was strictly followed during blood donation, he said.
He added that the government was assisted by various voluntary organisations like Aizawl based Association of Voluntary Blood Donation (AVBD), YMA and students.
During the fiscal 201-2020, Mizoram recorded 90.9 per cent of voluntary donation.
Of the 30,499 units of blood, 27,727 units were donated voluntarily during the same period.
State Blood Transfusion Council State on Friday a held an emergent meeting headed by chairman and health secretary H. Lalengmawia to review the scenarios.
The meeting pointed out that as many as 969 units of blood were donated by volunteer donors during lockdown.
The meeting also decided to spread awareness on rationale use of blood to avoid shortage.