Hyderabad: Telangana health minister Eatala Rajender said that the state government is taking every possible step to prevent the public from getting infected by the COVID-19 virus and that is also prepared to spend crores of rupees if a scenario arises.
Speaking to the media persons a day earlier on Wednesday, the health minister said that the chief minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao’s utmost concern is to keep the public safe from the pandemic. While participating in the celebrations of the Ramnavamii festival in Huzurabad, he said that if people strictly follow the COVID-19 protocols, the second wave of the pandemic can be defeated.
The minister further said that in the past week there has been a rampant increase in COVID-19 cases and the government has taken up measures to keep the beds and oxygen available in the hospitals. He said that the public should not believe in the rumours regarding the shortage of beds and oxygen in the hospitals.
E. Rajender said that chief minister KCR will soon be healthy and will be in service of the public. He also dismissed the reports of a shortage of vaccines in the state and said that the state government has appealed to the central government for extra doses of vaccine. He added that his government has sought assistance from the Centre regarding extra oxygen requirements.