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Emulate Delhi model in fight against Covid-19, Union minister tells states

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HYDERABAD: All the states in the country need to emulate the "Delhi model" for controlling the spread of the coronavirus, Union minister of state for home G Kishan Reddy said here on Saturday.
"I am requesting the state government (Telangana) to focus on testing, tracing and treatment. There is a need to increase the number of tests (in Telangana). The more number of the tests, the faster the containment of the disease. You know, Delhi as a union territory I am personally monitoring. There is 84 per cent recovery rate in Delhi. All the states should emulate the Delhi model," he told reporters.
The union minister visited Telangana Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (TIMS), a 14-storey buildingat thesports complexatGachibowli which was transformed into a hospital.
Even in future as part of the fight against coronavirus, the Centre will send required quantities of PPE kits and ventilators to Telangana, he further said.
"The State government should take care of medical professionals involved in COVID-19 treatment. All hospitals should ensure that required quantities of oxygen are available. The Centre has provided 1,200 ventilators to Telangana. N-95 masks and PPE kits and HCQ tablets are also being sent to the state," he added.
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