Telangana govt decides to double COVID-19 testing
Telangana state authorities has determined to double the variety of COVID checks as a part of measures to include unfold of the Pandemic. State Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar requested District Collectors and senior well being officers to double the variety of every day Covid checks. He pressured on the necessity for early detection of infections and fast response to cut back morbidity and mortality. He held a video convention with the district authorities final night.The determination got here when the state is witnessing spike within the variety of instances it’s reporting every day. The Chief Secretary additionally directed the district authorities to ramp up the tempo of Covid vaccination and guarantee no less than 1.25 lakh vaccines every day. Meanwhile, the Telangana High Court has requested the state to step up RT-PCR checks to include the pandemic. Over a bunch of PILs, a divisional bench headed by Chief Justice Hima Kohli has directed the Government to rectify the lapses in implementing Covid restrictions.