COVID-19: KCR to take a final call on lockdown, says Mahmood Ali

Hyderabad: Telangana home minister Mahmood Ali on Wednesday said that the present COVID-19 situation in the state has been discussed with senior police officials. He added that the chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao (KCR) will soon conduct a review of the situation in Telangana and then take a decision on an impending lockdown after the review. It is believed that KCR is not in favour of a lockdown.

Home Minister Mahmood Ali on Wednesday held a meeting with senior police officials of the state

Home Minister Mahmood Ali on Wednesday reviewed the COVID-19 conditions in the state and the implementation of the ongoing night curfew from 9 p.m. to 5 p.m. with police department officials. Speaking on the occasion, he said that the decision on the lockdown was likely to be taken in view of the current situation.

Mahmood Ali also noted however that a lockdown will cause a lot of financial difficulties to ordinary citizens. He told police officials that cases would continue unabated and the instructions have been passed to take steps to curb black marketing of oxygen and the Remdesivir injection.

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