Telangana govt will not impose lockdown, ramping up testing to curb COVID-19 surge, says Okay Chandrasekhar Rao
Talking within the Meeting, the chief minister mentioned that there can be no closure of industries within the state and there was no have to really feel anxious
Hyderabad: The Telangana authorities won’t impose a lockdown to test the unfold of COVID-19 , however was taking all steps to manage it like ramping up testing, Chief Minister Okay Chandrasekhar Rao mentioned on Friday.
He additionally urged the folks to comply with authorities tips like sporting masks, sustaining social distancing and avoiding mass gatherings.
“I wish to clearly inform the folks of the state that we’ll not impose a lockdown. There might be no closure of industries. There isn’t any have to really feel anxious,” he mentioned, talking within the Legislative Meeting.
The chief minister mentioned some folks from movie business just lately met him, expressing concern over a potential lockdown, as a number of movies, together with some massive price range ones, have been beneath manufacturing.
Observing that Telangana is likely one of the finest performing states within the nation in coping with the pandemic, he mentioned the state authorities had just lately ramped up testing following a contemporary rise in COVID-19 circumstances.
All steps, together with offering vaccines given by the Centre to all states, of which Telangana was getting its share, are being taken, he mentioned.
In view of the potential enhance in circumstances in some instructional establishments (the place clusters have been detected just lately), all of them have been briefly closed, he mentioned.
Rao identified that the prime minister was additionally holding video conferences on COVID-19 as a part of steps to test its unfold. He mentioned although the pandemic has induced an hostile influence on financial development, Telangana was in a greater place in comparison with different states.
Telangana logged a document 518 new infections on Thursday, the very best this yr, persevering with the upward pattern. Rao, who was replying to the talk on appropriation payments, mentioned the state has achieved progress in all sectors.
He mentioned the salaries of the workers of state-run Highway Transport Company (RTC) can be enhanced quickly. The state authorities had on Monday introduced 30 % fitment for all authorities workers and academics.
Rao additionally mentioned the state is in twenty fifth place within the nation in money owed. The state can also be reaping the advantages of loans obtained as the federal government spent funds closely on capital expenditure, together with irrigation tasks and others, he mentioned.
The Legislative Meeting was adjourned sine die after the appropriation payments have been handed.
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