Eatala asked Collectors to seek suggestions and advice of district ministers with regard to handling the Coronavirus situation.
Rajender said that the government had already instructed hospitals to treat COVID-19 as a service in the face of a pandemic and not as a business opportunity.
Interacting with Eatala, Gandhi Hospital doctors spoke about the need to promote plasma donations as the odds were high of recovery with the same.
Eatala said that oxygen cylinders will be replaced with liquid oxygen tanks at major government hospitals and every patient will get oxygen mask.
Health Minister Eatala Rajender on Saturday ordered a vigilance committee to investigate the complaints about private hospitals charging exorbitantly for Covid-19 treatment.
Minister says symptomatic citizens waiting too long to go to hosps leading to more deaths.
In a video-conference with Naik, Eatala urged the Centre to support the ancient form of medical practice by allotting more funds for research.
These buses will have ambulances attached to them so that any patient who is seriously ill can be administered oxygen or be shifted to a hospital immediately
Health Minister Eatala Rajender on Monday held a meeting with Superintendents of government teaching hospitals in the State to take note of their requirements to tackle Covid-19.
The 1,100 additional testing capacity would be added in Nalgonda, Suryapet and Nizamabad districts, the Minister informed.
Hospital to start taking in patients from June 28 or 29 onwards; institute will have 1,224 beds, 50 to have ventilators and 1,000 equipped with oxygen lines.
Eatala advised the private labs to ensure that as and when any patient tests positive, their details are uploaded on the portal for the government’s reference.
While making private Covid testing official in the State, Health Minister Eatala Rajender said that the RTPCR test will be capped at Rs 2,200
Patients with mild symptoms won’t be hospitalised; pregnant women to be tested
The State recorded one more Covid-19 death and 27 new positive cases on Thursday, taking the total number of positive cases to 970 and causalities to 25.