Hyderabad, April 2: Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao has said that the government is taking all measures to prevent spread of Corona Virus and people also should cooperate.
The Chief Ministerheld a review meeting here at Pragathi Bhavan on Wednesday from afternoon 2 PM to 12 hours midnight on Corona Virus spread in the State, treatment given to the patients and implementation of the lock down. Medical and Health Minister Etela Rajender, Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar, DGP Mahender Reddy, Principal Secretary (Health) Shanti Kumari, Principal Secretary Ramakrishna Rao, Health University Vice Chancellor Karunakar Reddy and others attended.
30 Positive cases and three deaths
The spread of Corona virus in the State had been discussed at length. The officials pointed out that in Telangana, the virus is spreading from those who attended the Nizamuddin Markaz and through them their family members according to the medical reports. On Wednesday, 30 patients were tested positive. Two in Gandhi Hospital, one in Yashoda Hospital died on Wednesday. With this, the death toll due to Corona virus reached 9 in the State.
Test for 300 more who went to the Markaz Nizamuddin
The three died on Wednesday and 30 who tested positive are those who went to Markaz. The six who died earlier were also who went to Markaz. Initially, the virus spread among those who came from abroad and through them it spread to others. They are all recovering. Many of them discharged. No case among them was serious. Nobody died. But the positive cases for the past few days are all those who went to Markaz. Hence the Telangana government has decided to conduct tests on those who went to Markaz. There is a need to conduct tests on 300 more who went to the Markaz.
The government is urging those who went to Markaz, their family members and those who came in contact with them to undergo tests. Since the virus is spreading through those who went to Markaz, they all should under go tests without failure. CM KCR has urged the people to make the lock down aimed at preventing the Virus a success. If people extended support for a few more days, Corona spread in the Telangana State can be curbed. The CM said the government is giving top priority to the medical staff protection who are providing treatment to the Corona.
The CM said the government is making arrangements for the supply of PPE Kits, N 95 Masks, Hydroxychloroquine tables and Azithromycin tables. Medical kits to conduct tests are also made available. The CM said all the measures are taken to provide treatment of the patients, protection of the medical staff and measures to prevent the spread are taken by the government.
CM KCR briefs Governor on Coronavirus situation
The Chief Minister met Governor Dr. Tamilisai Soundararajan at Raj Bhavan and explained to her about the spread of Corona Virus and the measures taken by the government and the present lockdown. Since the CM had a vide conference with Prime Minister and the Governor with President of India Ramnath Kovind on Thursday, the CM discussed the matter with the Governor.