Naveen S Garewal
Tribune News Service
Hyderabad, August 25
Telangana has damaged all earlier data of single-day excessive for contemporary circumstances of COVID-19 by recording 2,579 new circumstances previously 24 hours. This is the very best single-day spike for the reason that outbreak of the pandemic in March. The variety of contaminated folks within the state now stands at 1,08,670 and 770 deaths.
The state added eight extra non-public laboratories for conducting RT-PCR/CBNAAT/TRUENAT kinds of assessments whereas there are 1,076 fast antigen assessments centres already there. The authorities officers stated there have been ample variety of beds within the state and about 18,000 of them have been vacant. A complete of 170 non-public hospitals have been treating COVID within the state.
Meanwhile, All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen chief and Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi has appealed to the Chief Minister Okay Chandrasekhar Rao (KCR) to exempt Motor Vehicle tax within the state until the pandemic scenario improves as transport trade is on the snapping point with almost 5-6 lakh employees employed within the trade had misplaced their livelihood.
“The travel industry suffered huge losses in the absence of regular business. The operators somehow managed the necessary expenses and also retained the staff by paying those remunerations even for the lockdown period. The transport operators contribute a huge amount of revenue to the State’s economy every year and employ nearly 6 lakh people directly and indirectly but today the operators are not in a position to pay MV tax,” Owaisi has written.