Telangana CS holds a meeting on Covid-19 situation in the State
Hyderabad: Chief Secretary, Somesh Kumar, IAS held a high level meeting with senior officials at BRKR Bhavan today and took stock of the prevailing Covid-19 situation in the state. He directed the officials to make further increase the bed strength for Covid patients in Government hospitals and Private Medical college etc so as to be prepared for any eventuality in case of increase in cases in the state.
Chief Secretary directed that district collectors should be told to ramp up testing, intensify vaccination and focus on enforcing the Government Orders on covid appropriate behavior, including mandatory wearing of masks. Similarly, Covid care centres should be doubled in all the districts. The private hospitals should also be sensitized on the judicious usage of oxygen, he added.
Jayesh Ranjan, Principal Secretary Industries and IT, S.A.M. Rizvi, Secretary, HM&FW, Dr. Preeti Meena, Director, Drug Control, Dr. Ramesh Reddy, Director of Medical Education, Dr. Srinivas Rao, Director of Public Health, Dr.T.Gangadhar, Technical Advisor, Chandrashekar Reddy,MD-TSHMIDC and others officials participated.