Telangana's Advocate General assured the Court that the state is taking all steps to curtail the spread of Covid-19 and urged the court to close the batch of Covid-related PILs and writ petitions.
Meanwhile, as many as 1,97,464 vaccination doses were administered on Tuesday, with that over 91 per cent of adult population has been fully vaccinated.
The total number of compensations given to date stand at 1,616 with Rs 808 crore paid as claims.
The Health Director called the wave a mild one having spared Telangana due to its impressive vaccination rates with over 100% first dose coverage and 88% second dose coverage
Education Minister P Sabitha Indra Reddy made the official announcement on Saturday
A district-wise analysis shows that a majority of these have been administered in the three urban districts in and around GHMC.
The state government was following the guidelines of the Indian Council of Medical Research to concentrate more on treatment rather than testing, he stated
Holidays for schools and other educational institutions, both private and aided as well as government, have been extended till January 30.
According to sources, the officials may recommend reverting to online classes as it would be too risky to resume offline classes at least in the next few weeks.
The other crucial indicators of Omicron are fever not beyond 101 degrees for less than five days and headaches that are stabbing, and a scratchy throat.
While all those above 60 are being administered the vaccine in some PHCs, in others, only those who have crossed the age of 60 and are with comorbidities are being vaccinated.
Health Minister T Harish Rao congratulates all line departments, especially the public health staff, for achieving the milestone
The spike in cases was contributed heavily by GHMC limits with 1,328 cases, followed by Medchal with 248 and 202 in Rangareddy.
Most of patients reaching Gandhi are those who were undergoing treatment in other hospitals and tested positive for Covid.
Doctors note that reinfections are indicative of Omicron’s immune escape capabilities which spare no one, including those with a strong barrier of natural immunity and vaccine-induced immunity.