Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar issued instructions to all Collectors/District Magistrates and Commissioners and Superintendents of Police within the state to strictly implement the order.
The Authorities Order (GO) was issued on a day when the state reported the highest-ever single day rely of Covid circumstances.
In line with the
Seven extra individuals succumbed to the virus over the last 24 hours that ended 8 p.m. Saturday, taking the dying toll to 1,759. In line with the director of public well being and household welfare, the fatality fee stays at 0.53 per cent towards the nationwide common of 1.30 per cent.
The variety of lively circumstances jumped to twenty,184, together with 13,366 who’re in residence/institutional isolation.
A complete of 787 individuals recovered from the pandemic over the last 24 hours, taking the cumulative recoveries to three,05,335. The restoration fee has slipped additional to 93.29 per cent however nonetheless above the nationwide common of 90.4 per cent.
The federal government on March 27 had issued an order making sporting of face masks obligatory in all public locations, workspaces and technique of transport. The order was issued to examine the unfold of Covid-19 in view of the surge in infections.
It was additionally mandated that any deviation on this regard shall appeal to prosecution below part 51 to 60 of Catastrophe Administration Act, 2005 and part 188 of Indian Penal Code (IPC) in addition to different relevant legal guidelines.
Nonetheless, there was no strict enforcement of the GO issued final month. Police had clarified that it’s attempting to create consciousness earlier than starting the enforcement.
Final week, Chief Minister Ok. Chandrasekhar Rao had mentioned that an individual not sporting a masks in public will likely be fined Rs 1,000 and requested the police strictly implement mask-on rule.
He had mentioned that sporting of masks must be enforced strictly to comprise the unfold of the pandemic.
“If the individuals don’t put on masks they need to be fined Rs 1,000 per individual,” he mentioned, telling the Director Basic of Police to instruct the Police Division to implement this masks rule stringently.
The Chief Minister urged the individuals to comply with all of the Covid pointers, put on masks, take all precautions, and be alert to comprise the unfold of Covid.
Telangana additionally hit by Covid vaccine scarcity
Telangana has additionally joined the states going through scarcity of Covid-19 vaccines because the state authorities has urged the Centre to right away present at the very least 30 lakh doses.
Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar wrote to the Union Well being Secretary that the state was left with solely 5.66 lakh doses of vaccine which might final for 3 days at most.
“Covid-19 vaccination has been ramped up within the state. As a result of concerted efforts, the variety of vaccinations within the state, in someday, crossed 1.15 lakh yesterday. Within the coming days this will likely be enhanced to over two lakh per day,” Somesh Kumar wrote in a letter dated April 10.