Hyderabad: On Wednesday Industries and IT Minister K T Rama Rao has set his focus on getting everything ready to provide effective medicare for black fungus, a rare but fatal infection being increasingly found in people who have already been treated or undergoing treatment for Covid.Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao to ensure smooth and adequate supply of oxygen and medicines used in Covid containment Who himself recovered from Covid, chaired the first meeting of the task to eradicate the Covid crisis.Sources told this correspondent that the minister was keen to procure medicines required for treating black fungus in advance and sensitise people and the health fraternity over the infection.
He was of the view that it would be better to take all precautions rather than addressing the issue after it was blown into a crisis, sources said adding that the action plan was already set in motion.While speaking to media persons after the meeting, gave the confidence that the 10-day lockdown would further help to bring down the cases of Covid and urged to people to cooperate with the government in squashing the state out of the crisis at the earliest.Rao said the situation in the state was under control, be it availability of beds, oxygen, essential medicines and treatment.
“We are far better in Covid management compared to several other states and it is pertinent to note the observation of the Union health minister that Telangana is among the states which have been witnessing flattening of Covid curve,” he said. And also added on saying there were no scarcity of beds or medicines doctors against excess use of medicines which would turn counterproductive.
By Journalist Natalia Moses