Wednesday, 21 October, 2020

Covid-19 patients treated worse than animals, bodies discovered in garbage: Supreme Court


The Supreme Court on Friday took a deep view of treatments meted to Covid-19 patients and dead bodies in government hospitals throughout the country, describing your situation as deplorable and worse than animals would have to suffer.

Covid-19 patients treated worse

Taking cognisance of media reports, a three-judge bench sought detailed status reports from four states – Delhi, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal – associated with conditions in hospitals.

“Covid-19 patients are treated worse than animals. Inside a single case, a dead body was discovered in garbage,” the bench headed by justice Ashok Bhushan remarked.

The condition of Delhi arrived in for heavy criticism through the bench, together with the court pointing from the conditions in hospitals on top of that the reduced testing for Covid-19. Some of the best court also noted that patients are running from pillar to share to obtain themselves admitted even when a multitude of beds in government hospitals are lying vacant.

Reminding states, the very best court said that governments are duty certain to ensure adequate infrastructure in hospitals and as well that Covid-19 patients are attended to by health workers.

 

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