Shortage of beds return to haunt Telangana as second wave of COVID hits the state

Private hospitals planning to collaborate with hotels to set up treatment units; govt hosps get 600 more beds

16 Apr 2021

Panic as Remdesivir stocks dry up in Hyderabad private hospitals

 A panic-like situation has set in across Hyderabad following a sharp rise in Covid-19 patients requiring critical care.

15 Apr 2021

Covid-19 second wave to be worse than first in Telangana

The grip of the virus in Nizamabad, Nirmal and Asifabad districts appears to be strong and total.

09 Apr 2021

Vaccinations in dists not rising on par with cases

Vaccinations in the worst-hit districts of Telangana are not catching up with the rising Covid-19 cases.

08 Apr 2021

Maharashtra COVID patients pour into Hyderabad hospitals

Several corporate hospitals in the city have about 20 to 30 per cent of their beds occupied by patients from Maharashtra

07 Apr 2021

15 people contract Covid despite taking both doses of vax in Telangana

Doctors across the globe however state that even if the vaccine may not prevent infection, the immune response it starts off in the body helps prevent a severe Covid infection. 

03 Apr 2021

Beds in top hospitals filling up fast as second wave of coronavirus intensifies

Health Department officials have pointed out that the pattern of bed occupancy is indicative of the second wave.  

01 Apr 2021

Covaxin stock runs dry in Telangana despite company being based out of state

A senior official said Telangana had received around 4.5 lakh doses of Covaxin, of which about 2.25 lakh were used so far to administer the first dose of the vaccine.

31 Mar 2021

'Third party ineffeciency, poor equipment': CAG sees lapses in Telangana health department

The report has found that a third party agency, which had bagged the contract for maintaining critical and non-critical medical equipment, has not performed efficiently.

27 Mar 2021

Vaccination in high-risk districts of Telangana goes sluggish despite surge in COVID-19 cases

As per officials, a majority of districts apart from Hyderabad, Rangareddy and Medchal have about 1-2 lakh population who are eligible for priority vaccination.

26 Mar 2021

Delayed RT-PCR test results causes worry in Telangana

Govt labs take 3-4 days to release results due to the process of sample transfer, whereas machines generate reports in just 3 hrs

25 Mar 2021

With second wave staring, Hyderabad's Gandhi Hospital may reduce elective non-COVID services

For instance, Medchal and Rangareddy have reported 32 and 27 cases respectively. Nizamabad, which shares border with Maharashtra, had 18 cases and there were 12 cases from Karimnagar.

24 Mar 2021

Health share in Telangana 2021 budget falls below 3% 

Despite second wave fears in Telangana, the govt allocates just Rs 6,295 crore for health, forming a meagre 2.72% of the Budget

19 Mar 2021

Under-reporting? Private labs in Telangana skip registrations for Covid tests

Patients made to sign undertaking stating they are fine with info not being uploaded to site.

16 Mar 2021

Telangana coronavirus case: Bengaluru bus off service, passengers get calls

Though the company states that it has changed the interior upholstery of the bus and taken up thorough cleaning, panic has spread among all those who travelled on the bus in the same period.

04 Mar 2020