The Supreme Court has issued notice on a plea seeking priority in vaccination for pregnant and lactating women filed by the Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights, Government of NCT Delhi, a statutory body created under the Commissions for Protection of Child Rights Act, 2005.
The plea in the Supreme Court had sought the elderly and the disabled, who couldn't go for vaccinations against Covid-19, should be administered the vaccines at home instead of their risking catching an infection. The bench said conditions are not the same across India for such an order and rejected it.
The Delhi government has apprised the Delhi High Court that the Centre has undertaken to supply Covid-19 vaccines to all State Governments free of cost, as per its 'Revised Guidelines’ issued on June 8, 2021.
The Delhi High Court will on Thursday continue hearing on a petition seeking directions to treat all persons with disabilities who qualify as per the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 on priority basis for administering Covid-19 vaccine, irrespective of their age.
The Health & Family Welfare Department shall file an affidavit, apprising this Court as to how many persons, who are not having proper documents in support of their identification, have been vaccinated, how the second dose of vaccination would be given to such persons and in what manner: Gauhati HC
Almost 100 percent of hospitalised deaths due to the pandemic consists of people who are not vaccinated despite the government making it free and easy for everyone. People are actually risking death to show disbelief in medical science and clinging to policies of the Donald Trump administration.
The Delhi High Court gave the Central Government and other authorities time till September 24 to file response on a petition, alleging that despite getting both doses of vaccine against COVID-19, a woman was yet to get certificate for the same