Coronavirus is causing turmoil in the Andhra Pradesh Secretariat.Padmarao, assistant secretary of the finance ministry, has died due to the coronavirus.
He died in the early hours of Saturday.Nearly 60 employees appear to have been tested positive for coronavirus in the AP secretariat.
Covid tests have been conducted on Friday at the Secretariat.Tests were performed on 200 people on Friday and about 60 of them tested positive for the coronavirus.Family members of the employees also appear to have been tested corona positive.
Padmarao’s wife, who died recently due to Corona, is also working in the secretariat.She also seems to have tested corona positive before her death.One of the two IAS officers in the secretariat was also tested corona positive.
None of the department heads (HODs) are coming to the secretariat in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.HODs operate from their offices in Vijayawada and Guntur.
The coronavirus is spreading widely in the state of Andhra Pradesh.
Meanwhile, Covishield vaccine doses arrived at Gannavaram Airport from the Serum Institute in Pune.
Initially, they reached the State Vaccine Storage Center at Gannavaram and from there the vaccine doses are being distributed to the districts following the orders of medical and health departments.