COVID-19 testing though the recovery rate in the state has improved, Union Minister G Kishan Reddy said on Sunday.
Speaking to reporters here, he said, “Recovery rate is good in Telangana also. But, I feel the number of tests need to increase.”
Noting that Telangana was at seventh place from the bottom, among all states, in testing, Reddy wished the state to move up in the list as it was “rich and developed.”
Reddy, who was speaking after inaugurating the Rotary Blood Plasma Bank here, said he spoke to state Health Minister Eatala Rajender on the matter and that the state government was also making efforts to step up testing.
The Centre has provided about 14 lakh N-95 masks, about 2,40,000 PPE kits and 1,400 ventilators, among others, to Telangana, the Minister of State for Home said adding it was even ready to provide more ventilators to Telangana.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who held a video conference with Chief Ministers of various sta