Telangana Chief Minister wants Prime Minister to more focus on medical facilities
Chief Minister Sri K. Chandrashekar Rao has urged Prime Minister Sri Narendra Modi to focus more on increasing the medical facilities in the country.
The CM expressed his opinion when the PM held a video conference with ten Chief Ministers in the country on the Corona pandemic issue on Tuesday. Speaking on the occasion, the CM explained to the PM about the Corona situation in the state.
The Chief Minister said that the pandemic has reminded ever one about the need to increase the medical facilities in the country.” Corona experience has taught us a lesson that there is an urgent need to step up the medical facilities in the country. A visionary outlook and thinking is necessary to take proper and adequate measures in the medical sector for a better future. Strategic planning should be done to create comprehensive medical facilities in the country,” he said.
Explaining the measures taken by the state government, the CM said, “We have taken all the measures to contain Coronavirus. The recovery rate in the State is 71 per cent while the death rate is 0.7 per cent. We have increased the number of tests many fold. We are giving better treatment to the Corona affected patients. We have kept a ready adequate number of beds, medicines, staff and other equipment. We are diligently following the guidelines issued from time to time by the ICMR, Niti Aayog and the Central government. Medical and Health Staff, Police personnel and other government machinery are working round the clock and rendering their services.”
Chief Ministers of Telangana, AP, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Maharashtra, Punjab, Bihar, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh interacted with Prime Minister.