1.In Telangana, 324 metric tonnes of oxygen production plants for Covid patients have been installed in 48 government hospitals, and the Chief Minister has advised medical health officials to take measures to avoid any oxygen shortages. The authorities have also asked for the construction of a plant in Hyderabad to manufacture an additional 100 metric tonnes of liquid oxygen.
2. It has been directed to set up 6 units of 16 metric tonne plants, 15 units of 8 metric tonne plants, and 27 units of 4 metric tonne plants in district and area hospitals in Hyderabad. Chief Minister KCR asked the manufacturers to supply 11 oxygen tankers with a capacity of 20 tonnes each within 10 days.
3.The Chief Minister urged the poor to seek treatment in government hospitals, pointing out that the Telangana government provides all services in the public sector, including free medical care, meals, and medicines. A total of 6,926 beds were vacant in government hospitals as of Monday, including 2,253 oxygen beds, 533 ICU beds, and 4,140 general beds, said KCR
4. The Chief Minister advised people not to waste money by going to private hospitals as government hospitals have beds, oxygen, and remdesivir The CM urged people to join in government hospitals, stating that medication is the only option available in both the public and private sectors.
5. KCR said that the state government has agreed to establish new medical colleges in Sangareddy, Jagittala, Kottagudem, Vanaparthi, Manchiryala, and Mahabubabad. In addition to medical colleges, the CM guided the establishment of nursing colleges. They were told to give them to places where there were no nursing schools in the current medical schools.