Telangana to be Covid-free by September?

Sunday, August 9th, 2020, 03:00:25 AM IST


Telangana health director Srinivas Rao made a very interesting comment in the context of Covid-19 pandemic and its effect in Telangana.

“Telangana will be a Covid-free state by September. The state government is putting in its best efforts to fight against coronavirus. The effect of Covid-19 is going down gradually,” he said.

Srinivas Rao went on to say that the Covid-19 positivity rate in Telangana is under 5% which is a very positive sign.

“The number of Coronavirus cases in GHMC area will be going down by the end of this month and I can assure you that,” he added.

Srinivas Rao says the state government had allotted Rs 100 crores for the fight against coronavirus and over 10,000 beds are readily available for treatment.

“We have equipped all the district hospitals with necessary equipment to treat Covid-19 patients,” he stated.