COVID situation fully under control in Telangana, says chief secretary

Sunday, 28 Feb, 7.49 am

Hyderabad: The Covid-19 situation in Telangana state is fully under control and the state is fully prepared to roll out the third phase of the vaccination from March 1, chief secretary Somesh Kumar informed Union Cabinet secretary Rajiv Gauba on Saturday.

Participating in a video conference from BRKR Bhavan here that was conducted by Rajiv Gauba with chief secretaries of all states, Kumar said the positivity rate in Telangana was 0.43 per cent. Less than 200 Covid positive cases were being reported daily from the state. The occupancy in hospitals was also low.

Kumar said the government was conducting rapid antigen tests in 1,100 locations.