Hyderabad: More than one lakh people with Corona symptoms were identified in Telangana in the first two days of the state-wide fever survey.
Healthcare workers are going door-to-door in Hyderabad and all other districts to identify people suffering from fever and other symptoms of Covid-19. The survey entered third day on Sunday.
Health Minister T. Harish Rao, who inspected the fever survey at Ramchandrapuram in Sangareddy district near Hyderabad on Sunday, said over one lakh home isolation kits were distributed among those found to be having symptoms.
The minister said during the first two days of the survey, 29.20 lakh houses were covered and over one lakh kits were distributed.
Harish Rao said people should not panic over Covid-19. He advised those having symptoms of Covid not to rush to medical stores to buy the medicines as the government is supplying home isolation kits free of cost.
He said those having severe symptoms should approach nearest government hospital as all necessary infrastructure and medicines are available at all government hospitals. He advised people not to rush to private hospitals and fall into debt trap.
The minister pointed out that 56,000 beds are available across the State for treatment of Covid cases. The government has ensured supply of oxygen and all required medicines.
He also said pregnant women testing positive for Covid also should not worry as all the necessary arrangements for their treatment have been made at government hospitals. “We have arranged special wards and exclusive operation theatres for Covid positive pregnant women,” he said.
The health minister said fever survey will be completed in three-four days. He exuded confidence that with the cooperation of people, Covid cases will come down in the State.
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