Hyderabad : Covid19 Cases Explodes in Telangana. Nobody is Escaping from the Virus, this has come as a surprise with Ministers, MLAs, senior officials, staff, policemen, doctors and healthcare workers contracting the infection. On Tuesday, the number of new cases was 2,983, taking the cumulative figure to 7.14 lakh in the State.
The speed with at which the Covid19 is spreading is causing concern among the officials. Nothing could be more worrying than to note that even Director of Public Health G Srinivasa Rao tested positive and is currently undergoing treatment in a hospital.
Meanwhile, Hyderabad city police commisionet CV Anand told that of the 650 personnel who tested positive, six are IPS officers. Second dose is completed for all the personnel and 95 per cent of them also received booster doses. “The department is strictly adhering to the SMS (Soap-Mask-Social Distancing) policy. But physical communication cannot be avoided unless a lockdown is imposed,” he added.
The disturbing fallout of Covid-19 is that doctors and healthcare workers, who are supposed to fight the virus, too are contracting it.Around 120 house surgeons, MBBS students, post-graduates and professors in Gandhi Hospital tested positive to Covid-19 as on Tuesday. A circular has been issued in the hospital, asking those found positive, to isolate themselves.