Telangana CM Chandrasekhar Rao to chair cabinet meeting over COVID-19 tomorrow

South India

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao is slated to hold a cabinet meeting at Pragathi Bhavan on Saturday to discuss the prevailing situation due to COVID-19.


According to the report, the meeting is scheduled to take place at 3 pm.

According to the Telangana Chief Minister's Office, the cabinet is also likely to hold a discussion on the possibility of extending the lockdown period as the cases of COVID-19 are rising in the country.

Other issues such as assistance to poor in the state, procurement of the agriculture produce and farmer's loss due to hailstorm are also on the agenda.

According to the data provided by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the total number of coronavirus patients in the country has surged to 6,412. Meanwhile, the number of deaths in the country due to COVID-19 has risen to 199. 

The total number of active cases in the country is 5,709. Meanwhile, 504 persons have been cured/discharged/migrated.

The highest number of COVID-19 cases was reported from Maharashtra (1364), followed by Tamil Nadu (834), and Delhi (720).

Coronavirus, which originated in China's Wuhan city in December last year, has so far spread to more than 200 countries. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared coronavirus a pandemic. 


With inputs from ANI

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