Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Hyderabad coronavirus updates today: On Tuesday, the High Court of Telangana directed the sate government led by K Chandrashekar Rao to strict take action against certain private hospitals charging exorbitant rates for Covid-19 treatment. A bench comprising Chief Justice Raghavendra Singh Chauhan and Justice B Vijayasena Reddy asked why these private hospitals are allowed to “fleece patients”. The Hc came down heavily on the state government and said it was a “mute witness” of this. The state government though issued a Government Order which put a cap on treatment costs but some private hospitals were still charging high rates.
Meanwhile, coronavirus cases in Telanagana have crossed 25,000-mark and COVID-19 tally in Andhra Pradesh has surpassed 20,019. Both Andhra Pradesh and Telangana are growing faster than India’s COVID19 case growth. In Telangana, 1,831 coronavirus cases and 11 COVID19 deaths have been reported in the last 24 hours. With this, the coronavirus cases tally and death toll stood at 25,733 and 306 respectively. So far, there are 10,646 active coronavirus cases in the state. 2,078 COVID19 patients were discharged in the last 24 hours taking the total to 14,781. Hyderabad has recorded 1,419 coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours. In Andhra Pradesh, 1322 coronavirus new cases were reported taking the COVID19 cases tally to 20,019. The death toll due to the highly contagious disease stood at 239. So far, there are 10,860 coronavirus active cases and 8920 have been discharged.
Andhra Pradesh district wise coronavirus COVID19 cases: 1,062 new COVID19 positive cases, 12 deaths, 1,332 discharged in last 24 hours in the state of Andhra Pradesh. The total number of positive cases in the state rises to 22,259 including 11,101 discharged and 264 deaths, State Command Control Room said.
Telangana district wise coronavirus COVID19 cases: The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) has reported 1,419 coronavirus cases, Rangareddy 160, Medchal 117, Sangareddy 3, Karimnagar 5, Mahbubnagar 9, Gadwal 1, Nalgonda 9, Warangal 9, Nizamabad 9, Vikarabad 7, Medak 20, Narayanpet 1, Peddapalli 9, Yadadari 1, Suryapet 6, Mancheral 20, Khammam 21, Jagityal 4, and Mahbubabad 1.
Telangana, Hyderabad Helpline numbers- You can dial the state control room – 040-23450624 / 23450735. For Medical assistance, you can call – 104. For any assistance to senior citizens, you can call- 14567.
Telangana government has issued information on available beds at government facilities for COVID-19 suspects and patients. Gandhi Hospital has 1058 vacant beds, DH King Koti has 239 vacant beds, Chest Hospital has 25 vacant beds, and Fever hospital has 18 vacant beds.
Amid the coronavirus pandemic, Charminar, Golconda Fort, and other historical places have been opened. Charminar, the Warangal Fort, the Thousand Pillared Temple, and Ramappa Temple in Warangal, the Alampur Temple in Gadwal district were opened after 100 days.