Over 1,00,000 people found to be covid-19 symptomatic in door-to-door survey in Telangana

Over 1,00,000 people found to be covid-19

Hyderabad, Telangana

The Telangana government had commenced a state-wise door-to-door survey on Friday last week in order to identify those with symptoms of the Covid 19. As per the survey conducted over the next three days, more than 1,00,000 people were found to be suffering from one or the other covid-related symptoms.The state’s health minister T Harish Rao reviewed the progress of the survey and gave necessary instructions to the state health officials.

“Home isolation kits have been distributed to more than 100,500 people who were found to be suffering from one symptom or the other, like cold, cough, fever. Each kit had a complete course of medicines required for symptomatic treatment”, state health minister T Harish Rao said.

The health authorities have denied that all of them are Covid positive but have however asked them to remain in isolation for a week and use the complete course of medical kit provided to them. The fever kit has been given to each person suffering from covid-19 related symptoms besides prescription chart denoting how to take the medicines. “We have one crore such medical kits ready for distribution. People will not have to rush to the hospitals for treatment”, the health minister noted. He also added that the fever survey would last for another week.

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