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HYDERABAD: The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC), in collaboration with Hyderabad Police have decided to coordinate to help Covid-19 patients and their family members seeking help outside government hospitals in the city.
Officials from these two departments will be approachable to people waiting outside government hospitals for oxygen, beds and other services, and will provide help by become the main point of contact between the hospitals, patients and their family members.
In a meeting between GHMC commissioner, DS Lokesh Kumar and Hyderabad Police commissioner Anjani Kumar, it was decided to press into service police personnel, who are stationed at various teaching hospitals.
“Police department and GHMC will work together. Our staffers will be present at hospitals. We will coordinate with the family members of the patient,” said police commissioner Anjani Kumar.
GHMC officials said that a lot of focus is being placed on sanitation and spraying of disinfectants.
“We are following the government orders and putting a lot of effort to improve sanitation and spraying activities. The deputy commissioners are inspecting their respective zones every morning, especially to check the number of Swachh Auto Tippers (SAT) that are on the field,” said Dr Rambabu, chief entomologist, GHMC.
As on date, there are 2,713 SATs in the GHMC limits, and an additional 783 vehicles were also pressed into service to collect garbage from households.

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