Newspapers Writing False Reports On Covid-19: AP Government
Andhra Pradesh government officials told the CM that some newspapers were writing false reports and carrying out a poisonous campaign against the government.
Hyderabad | 4th September 2020
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Jaganmohan Reddy today held a review meeting on the status of the Covid-19 pandemic in the state.
Officials told the CM that there were 37,441 beds in the Covid-19 hospitals of the state. Of these, 2,463 normal beds, 11,177 beds with oxygen support and 2,651 ICU beds are lying vacant as on Friday, they said.
The officials told the CM that some newspapers were deliberately writing false reports and carrying out a poisonous campaign against the state government.
The officials also gave the details of the temporary appointments at all the Covid-19 hospitals. They told the CM that of the 30,887 vacancies, 21,673 posts had been filled through temporary appointments, and 4,767 posts normally.
They also said that the recruitment for another 5,295 posts was underway and that the process would be completed during the next ten days.
They also told the CM that the state government was spending Rs 10.18 crore for the treatment of Covid-19 patients.
Speaking on the occasion, the CM warned the private hospitals of the state to not dilute their commitments under the Aarogyasri scheme. He asked the officials to set up help desks in all the Aarogyasri-empaneled hospitals of the state by roping in the services of the Aarogya Mitras.
He also asked them to take action against those who committed mistakes.
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