Hyderabad: Union Minister of State for Home Affairs G. Kishan Reddy paid a visit to the Gandhi Hospital on Sunday and declared that there was no shortage of ventilators for patients that have been diagnosed with the coronavirus.
Posting pictures of the visit on his official Twitter handle, Kishan Reddy said that he spoke to several patients, doctors, and paramedical staff and enquired about the treatment being offered to the patients at the hospital.
Visited Gandhi Hospital in Hyderabad today, which is the largest dedicated #COVID19 facility in Telangana. Interacted with patients, doctors, paramedics and other staff to take cognisance of the treatment being offered.
— G Kishan Reddy (@kishanreddybjp) July 12, 2020
After the visit, he addressed the media and said that the Gandhi Hospital has 250 spare ventilators. “Use as many ventilators as required, if there is any shortage, the central government will provide them,” he told to the doctors.
He also said that till now, Rs 225 crore was provided by the central government to the Telangana state administration to buy all necessary medical equipment and to upgrade hospitals.
“I told all the doctors to make sure that the life of every patient who comes to Gandhi should be saved, and there should be no negligence,” Kishan Reddy clarified.