Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao has decided to convene a high-level emergency meeting to discuss measures to be taken to prevent the spread of Corona Virus in the State. For the meeting to be held on Thursday afternoon at 2 PM in Pragati Bhavan, all district collectors, Police Commissioners, SPs are invited. Medical and Health Minister Sri Etela Rajender, Municipal Administration Minister KT Rama Rao, Panchayat Raj Minister Sri E Dayakar Rao, Ministers from Hyderabad, Sri Mohammed Ali, Sri Srinivas Yadav, Ms Sabita Indrareddy, Sri Malla Reddy, Deputy Speaker Sri Padma Rao, Principal Secretaries of Medical and Health, Panchayat Raj, Municipal Administration, Commissioners are also invited to the meeting.
The CM urged people in the State to be on alert, as people who travelled from Indonesia to Karimnagar have tested positive for the Corona Virus. Against this backdrop, in the meeting, preventive measures to be taken and regulations to be followed would be discussed. Since the Corona Virus is spreading through those coming from abroad, all those coming from abroad should undergo tests. People also should be on alert and inform the authorities about those coming from abroad.
People should also take measures for their personal health. The CM has instructed the officials concerned to allow people coming from abroad to go home only after they went through the complete check-up. The State government had already implementing weekday and 15-day action plan to prevent the spread of the virus.
In the emergency and high-level meeting, some more preventive measures will be declared. It was decided to cancel meetings where there would be the possibility of having more crowds. The CM has urged people to stay away from festivals and celebrations, which would involve group activity.
The CM wanted the people to understand the measures taken by the government to prevent the spread of Corona by thus saving the State. The CM also asked the people not to gather in large numbers at one place.