Coronavirus outbreak: Quarantined man marries; 1,000 attend
Friday, 20 March 2020 Breaking quarantine, a man who returned from France recently travelled about 150 km from Hyderabad to Hanamkonda for his wedding on Thursday. Over 1,000 guests attended the wedding at a time when Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao has told all the people in the state and marriage halls not to invite more than 200 guests.
This man stocked up on toilet paper amid coronavirus outbreak. He opened a cupboard in the kitchen to reveal a safe vault. He opened it for his daughter to see all the toilet paper rolls he had stored inside. His daughter laughed at the extreme measure.
Following the High Court decision clearing the way for the construction of the new Secretariat of Telangana government, the demolition of the old Secretariat complex began in Hyderabad. The demolition process started after the Telangana High Court rebuffed PILs challenging the K Chandrashekar Rao government's decision to build a new secretariat complex. BJP has been opposing the state government's decision on making the new secretariat. The TRS on the other hand has dismissed the criticism, while also accusing the BJP of politicizing the issue.
A 94-year-old woman, who was undergoing treatment for COVID-19 was discharged from Gandhi Hospital after winning the battle against the virus on July 06. P. Vijayalakshmi, who is from Hyderabad's Chikkadpalli area assured that condition inside the hospital, is good. A total of 1831 new infections and 11 deaths were reported in the state on July 06. Positive cases in the state stands at 25, 733 and 306 have been deceased so far.
A start-up company at Hyderabad invented contactless, facial-recognition based thermal screening of employees. This step was taken to avoid spread of coronavirus infection. Sushanth, CEO of Arvi Healthcare while speaking to ANI said, "In times of COVID-19, Arvi thermal kiosks provide a smart, safe and seamless thermal screening experience at workplace. Our made in India solution provides contactless, facial-recognition based thermal screening experience to walk-ins integrated with visitor management, employees access control and attendance solutions. All kiosks are integrated with Aarogya Setu app to provide a safe screening experience."
Aamir, a resident of Asif Nagar in Hyderabad has sought help from Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao after the body of his brother allegedly went missing from a hospital. According to Aamir, his brother was admitted to Gandhi Hospital due to lung infection two days ago. On Thursday, the hospital management informed Aamir's family about his brother's death. However, when he visited the hospital to collect the body, he did not find it there. While speaking in a video, Aamir said, "My brother, Rashid Ali Khan was admitted at Medicure Hospital on June 7. Two days later, he was shifted to Gandhi Hospital as his condition was serious. On June 10, we were informed that he passed away. As soon as we reached the hospital to collect the dead body, we checked 18 dead bodies but did not find my brother's body. I appeal the authorities to help us on acquiring the dead body of my brother." The hospital superintendent has not responded to the matter.
The Health and Family Welfare Minister of Telangana Eatala Rajender visited Telangana Institute of Medical Sciences. He visited the institute in Hyderabad amid coronavirus pandemic on June 24. There are around 1000 beds with oxygen facilities in Telangana Institute of Medical Sciences. There are 5109 active cases of COVID-19 in Telangana.
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