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Union Minister Asks All States to Follow the ‘Delhi Model’, Heaps Praise on 84% Covid-19 Recovery Rate

File picture of Union Minister G Kishan Reddy. (Twitter)

“You know, Delhi as a union territory I am personally monitoring. There is 84 per cent recovery rate in Delhi. All the states should emulate the Delhi model,” he instructed reporters.

  • PTI
  • Last Updated: August 1, 2020, 12:02 PM IST

All the states within the nation have to emulate the “Delhi model” for controlling the unfold of the coronavirus, Union Minister of state from Home G Kishan Reddy stated right here on Saturday.

“I am requesting the state government (Telangana) to focus on testing, tracing and treatment. There is a need to increase the number of tests (in Telangana). The more number of the tests, the faster the containment of the disease. You know, Delhi as a union territory I am personally monitoring. There is 84 per cent recovery rate in Delhi. All the states should emulate the Delhi model,” he instructed reporters.

The union minister visited Telangana Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (TIMS), a 14-storey constructing on the sports activities advanced at Gachibowli which was reworked right into a hospital.

Even in future as a part of the battle in opposition to coronavirus, the Centre will ship required portions of PPE kits and ventilators to Telangana, he additional stated.

“The State government should take care of medical professionals involved in COVID-19 treatment. All hospitals should ensure that required quantities of oxygen are available. The Centre has provided 1,200 ventilators to Telangana. N-95 masks and PPE kits and HCQ tablets are also being sent to the state,” he added.

He requested asymptomatic sufferers to be in residence isolation and to not enterprise out to make sure the unfold of the illness. The union minister urged the state authorities to offer incentives to coronavirus frontline warriors reminiscent of docs, nurses and different workers as a token of appreciation for his or her companies and instil confidence.

He additionally suggested folks to not rush to personal hospitals for remedy and make use of presidency services in view of excessive prices being modified by the previous.


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