Rising COVID-19 cases in Hyderabad is a serious concern, admits Telangana CM KC Rao
Monday, 13 April 2020 In an important development, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao instructed officials of the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation concerned to pay more attention to Hyderabad city as there is a significant number of coronavirus patients in the region.
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."
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.
Former chief minister of Madhya Pradesh and Congress leader addressed party worker in Badnawar in Dhar district in Madhya Pradesh. While addressing the gathering, Kamal Nath said, "I am not a 'maharaja'. I am not a 'tiger'. I am not 'mama'. I never sold tea. I am Kamal Nath. Who is a tiger and who is not. The people of Madhya Pradesh will decide who is a cat and who is a rat."
Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh Shivraj Singh Chouhan on July 7 reacted on former CM Kamal Nath's temple visit before by-polls in the state. He said, "To win the election there is a need of people's grace with the grace of god. And people only graced those, who work for their betterment."
28 MLAs took oath as ministers in Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh's cabinet on June 02, including ex-Congress leaders. On including these ex-congressmen, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said, "Now everyone is in BJP and we will work together for the development and prosperity of the public of Madhya Pradesh." He said, "Keeping intact the respect and position of all members, BJP will move forward. And if anything comes up which will need more attention then we will definitely pay attention and fix it."
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.