Anantapur gearing up to tackle any eventuality
The Anantapur district administration on Friday put in place all of the preparations to tackle any eventuality that may come up within the days to include the district recording the highest-ever single-day COVID-19 tally of 1,882, the third highest within the State after Guntur and Chittoor.
The district had logged 1,536 instances on Thursday and 1,291 instances on Wednesday.
In Kurnool district, the variety of optimistic instances remained beneath 1,000. The district clocked 967 instances within the 24 hours ending Friday morning.
The dying toll reached 661 in Anantapur district with 5 extra succumbing to the virus on Friday. Seven deaths every had been reported on Thursday and Wednesday. In Kurnool district, the cumulative toll remained at 548, which included 4 recorded on Friday.
District Collector Gandham Chandrudu and Joint Collector A. Siri appealed to the individuals’s representatives to actively take part within the COVID-19 mitigation actions and enthuse the staff.
“We can fight the virus with the cooperation of one and all, including the people’s representatives,” the District Collector stated in a teleconference with the Mayor, Municipal Chairpersons and Municipal Commissioners of all of the ULBs.
The Joint Collector, Revenue, visited the COVID-19 wards within the GGH and a COVID Care Centre within the Polytechnic College.
Meanwhile, a brand new wing was readied with oxygen-equipped beds within the most cancers hospital.
Following a criticism lodged by Anantapur Urban MLA Anantha Venkatarami Reddy, the parking heaps on the GGH and Super Speciality Hospital had been moved out of the hospital premises. Tents had been put up there for the advantage of the family members of COVID-19 sufferers.