Mahabubabad: Tribal, Women and Child Welfare Minister Satyavathi Rathod said on Sunday that government and private doctors were working in coordination to save the lives of Covid-19 patients besides providing psychological reassurance to the patients.
In an attempt to create awareness among the people on the measures to check the spread of the deadly coronavirus, the Minister along with local MLA Banoth Shankar Naik, Municipal Chairman Dr Palvai Rammohan Reddy, members of the Indian Medical Association (IMA), district medical and health officials and others, conducted a campaign at the vegetable market, meat market and main junctions in the town on Sunday.
Interacting with the people, she said that the government was taking all steps to provide treatment to the Covid patients by roping in private doctors too. “I must thank all the doctors in the district for their readiness to provide telemedicine and home treatment to those with Covid symptoms. I also thank the IMA, Mahabubabad chapter, for its support in providing medical advice and psychiatric support to the Covid positive cases on phone,” she added.
“People who come out during non-lockdown time should also strictly wear face masks and adhere to Covid protocol to beat the Covid,” she said.
Referring to Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao’s interest in the development of Mahabubabad town, she said that district offices would be constructed in the government lands available in Mahabubabad which is popularly known as Manukota. Stating that they would soon take steps to widen the roads in the town, she also promised to build an integrated market as sanctioned by the Chief Minister.
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