Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao has declared that the government is ready to conduct tests on any number of people and offer treatment to people who are suffering with the Corona Virus. The CM made it clear that as per the guidelines given by the Centre, lockdown in the State would continue till April 20 as it is. He desired that the initiative shown by the people’s representatives, cooperation extended by people for the implementation of lockdown and assistance to the poor should continue.
The CM held a high-level review meeting on the measures taken to contain the Corona virus spread, implementation of the lockdown, assistance given to the poor, procurement of the agriculture produce, Central government guidelines and others issues at Pragathi Bhavan on Wednesday. Medical and Health Minister Sri Etela Rajender, Chief Secretary Sri Somesh Kumar, DGP Sri Mahender Reddy, Principal secretary (Finance) Sri Ramakrishna Rao and others attended.
Medical and Health Minister Sri Rajender explained about the arrangements made for the Corona Virus tests and measures taken for the future requirement. He said that there were 514 active cases in the hospitals, eight were discharged on Wednesday and another 128 would be discharged on Thursday.
Speaking on the occasion, CM Sri KCR said that to contain spread of Corona virus, lockdown in the state had been implemented well. People have extended their excellent cooperation. People should continue their support in the days to come. As per the guidelines given by the Centre, lockdown in the State would continue till April 20, as it is. Later, based on the circumstances prevailing then, changes would be done. People should support the lockdown as they are doing now,” the CM said.