‘State doing everything to control Covid pandemic,’ says Delhi High Court

The Delhi Excessive Court docket on Thursday declined to entertain a case in search of instructions for measures to manage the rising variety of circumstances of COVID-19 within the nationwide capital and stated that all the pieces was being executed by the state on this regard.

“What else do you anticipate the state to do? You’re unnecessarily coming to the court docket,” noticed the division bench of Justices Vipin Sanghi and Rekha Palli.

The court docket stated that steps like vaccination, consciousness campaigns concerning use of masks and social distancing are being taken by the state to manage the pandemic. “We aren’t inclined to entertain the applying,” stated the court docket, because it noticed that normal prayers have been made within the software, which was filed by a lawyer.

At the least 5,506 new constructive circumstances of coronavirus had been detected in Delhi on Wednesday with a positivity fee of 6.10 p.c among the many 90,201 exams performed throughout a interval of 24 hours. There are 19,455 energetic circumstances within the nationwide capital. Within the wake of rising Covid-19 circumstances, the Delhi authorities on Tuesday had imposed evening curfew, from 10 pm to five am, until April 30.

The court docket on January 14 had disposed of a case by which it had been monitoring the state’s efforts concerning COVID-19 pandemic since final 12 months. “The every day variety of contemporary circumstances of COVID 19 which are actually being reported is considerably decrease than what had been on the peak,” the court docket had stated then.

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