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Donating Blood during COVID-19
Why is it down? What kind of blood type is most essential?
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Hi @bunjo, plasma is in the highest demand at the moment. Daily you can see which blood types are need by visiting
– Blood Inventory at Mayo Clinic Rochester MN https://connect.mayoclinic.org/page/blood-donor-program/
The data is updated daily.
@lioness, the most common blood type is O negative. Here's a breakdown:
O positive: 35%
O negative: 13%
A positive: 30%
A negative: 8%
B positive: 8%
B negative: 2%
AB positive: 2%
AB negative: 1%
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