Hyderabad: Health Minister rules out possibility of imposing lockdown
Telangana Medical and Health Minister E Rajendra has ruled out the possibility of imposing lockdown in the state again. Stating that wearing a mask is equal to lockdown, he appealed to people to wear masks.
Speaking to the media after holding a meeting with managements of private medical colleges and corporate hospitals, he appealed to people to remain and avoid travelling unless it is extremely necessary to prevent the spread of COVID.
He attributed the reasons for surge in Covid cases in the state to neighbouring states including Maharashtra, Karnataka, and Chattisgarh where cases are on rise