Telangana first state to extend lockdown, puts curbs till May 7
Monday, 20 April 2020 Telangana on Sunday became the first state in India to extend the lockdown beyond May 3 with chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao making a declaration to this effect at a press conference even as three Covid-19 deaths were reported from the state in the last 24 hours.
Maharashtra became the first state in India to cross 5000 Covid-19 cases. As of 11 am on April 22, the state had 5218 cases and Mumbai had 3451. Maharashtra reported 552 new infections on April 21. Mumbai alone accounted for 419 of the 552 cases. With increasing cases, crowding & traffic jams, state...
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.
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.
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.
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