Starting Tuesday, senior doctors at the Gandhi hospital will wear black badges for a week to mark their protest. They plan to stage a protest demonstration for one hour outside the hospital every day for the week after
The strike comes barely a month after junior doctors at the hospital had staged a protest seeking decentralisation of Covid-19 treatment, immediate recruitment of additional staff, and enhanced security for all frontline workers.
The absence of a designated COVID-19 hospital is also fueling fear among the public. Also, out of the 11 government-run free testing centres recently established in Hyderabad, the Old City has only one -- at Charminar.
An official told indianexpress.com that the whole operation was planned meticulously so as to avoid any obstruction including from the media. By afternoon, it is said that four of the eleven buildings to be demolished have been razed.
Alleging that Goud’s son and daughter have refused to take care of the father, Reddy said, "we cannot let him be alone in his home when he is unwell. To shift him to a hospital too, someone should accompany him as his attendants. We want his children to look after him."
It has also been decided that no devotees from other areas would be allowed for a personal visit during the 10-day festivities. They can, however, book for ‘puja’ online and have ‘darshan’ from their homes.
With masks, gloves, sanitisers and face shields being sold in almost every second shop, a businessman in Hyderabad is making his own PPE kits. His only rider: these reusable suits are not for clinical purposes.
At least 128 persons working in pharmacies across the greater Hyderabad region have been infected by the virus to date, according to Kishan Murari Shetty, the President of the Greater Hyderabad Retail Medical Shops Association.
The FRO said the villagers apparently thought the monkey had died and decided to hang it from a tree to scare other monkeys so that they stop raiding the village. The monkey, however, regained consciousness and the accused filmed the animal as it struggled to breathe.
=Since June 15, the state has witnessed 3,268 new cases, which is nearly 42 per cent of its overall cases to date. As of June 22, the total confirmed positive cases stands at 8674. Of them, 4,452 are active cases.
This comes at a time when new hotspots continue to emerge and the state recorded its highest single-day surge of 352 positive cases on Thursday taking the tally to 6027 cases and 195 deaths. Of the 352, Greater Hyderabad alone reported 302 cases.
Over the last few days, nearly 110 healthcare providers including resident doctors, nurses, technicians, and faculty members have tested positive for the SARS-CoV-2 while they performed their duties in non-COVID hospitals.