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Telangana Health Minister Eatala Rajender told The Indian Express: “The Centre should have been more active as more and more people who returned from Delhi’s Markaz meeting were being tested positive in different states.”
The TITA has developed the technical infrastructure to ensure end-to-end functionality with the possibility of n-number of parallel connections for video interaction between an expert and possible patient.
The COVID-19 patient, P26, is a 23-year-old man with a travel history to London. He returned home in Bhadradri Kothagudem district on March 18. He was declared 'Covid positive' on the evening of March 22.
With 49 active infection cases and over 50,000 people under home quarantine as of Sunday, the Kerala's health system is under considerable duress and is bending over backwards to meet daily needs. Any added pressure will cause the system to collapse.
Karnataka has seven active cases and one casualty, Telangana two cases along with a patient who has recovered and one each in Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh. Across India, Maharashtra stood first with 32 active cases.
While 60 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in India, towns and cities across the country, even where no cases have been reported positive, have seen a surge in purchases of items, especially hand sanitisers and masks.
As per the earlier schedule, the first two days were meant for business events, with March 14 and 15, the weekend, set aside for the general public. Now the show won’t have dedicated days for public entry,
Telangana Budget highlights: The schemes which got major allocations include Rythu Bandhu investment support scheme for farmers (Rs 14,000 crore), Aasara social security pensions (Rs 11,758 crore), two-bedroom houses for poor (Rs 10,500 crore).
Coronavirus India updates March 6: Adequate screening measures have been put in place and nine more airports have been added to the existing 21, bringing the total number to 30 airports where screening of passengers is being carried out. Meanwhile, PM Modi will review the coronavirus spread in India tomorrow.