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Deyalsingh: Blood Bank was open for Carnival

Terrence DeyalsinghHEALTH Minister Terrence Deyalsingh says the National Blood Bank was fully operational during the entire Carnival period and operates on a 24-hour, seven-day-a-week schedule.
He was responding to a question in the House on Friday from Oropouche West MP Vidia Gayadeen-Gopeesingh on a report that on March 21 a 72-year-old woman died at the Port of Spain General Hospital owing to the closure of the Blood Bank over the Carnival weekend.

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