Senior Advocate Rajiv Nayar has written to Chief Justice of Delhi High Court Justice D.N. Patel raising concern over the new Omicron variant of Covid-19 and requested the court to revert to virtual hearing mode once again.
The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Union Government to reconsider its guidelines that excluded suicides from Covid-19 death certificates. Justice M.R. Shah said that it is prima facie of the view that such suicide cases of Covid positive patients be treated as Covid deaths. The Centre assured the court it would re-examine the issue.
A two-judge bench of Supreme Court in a response of plea filed by a former member of the National Technical Advisory group has issued notice and directed the government to respond to the petition and interim application and list the matter after four weeks.
The Delhi High Court on Monday deferred its hearing on a petition challenging an advisory issued by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), barring repetition of RT-PCR tests on individuals who tested positive for Covid-19.
The Delhi High Court on Tuesday dismissed a writ petition seeking modification of Covid-19 treatment protocol for mild cases with a cost of Rs 25,000, saying the petition though filed as a Public Interest Litigation is nothing but Publicity Interest Litigation.
The Indian Council of Medical Research has informed that it has partnered with Bharat Biotech International limited (BBIL) to fast track clinical trials of the indigenous COVID 19 vaccine (BBV152 COVID Vaccine).