SC asks Delhi to be more vigilant in treating COVID patients
There appears to be serious lapses in treating Covid patients with lack of facilities and infrastructure in Delhi hospitals. Delhi has to be more vigilant in treating Covid patients, observed the Supreme Court.
The court took up the matter suo moto and gave detailed directions to Delhi and other states. What have been the lapses? What have been the deficiencies in treatment? They have to be identified and remedial actions taken, the court gave strict directions.
Not only Delhi but all states have to constitute an expert committee with doctors and senior officials from the Health ministry. The committee have to be efficient and it is the duty of all chief secretaries to ensure that the committees work efficiently.
Apart from regular visits by the committee, there should also be surprise visits for a thorough inspection.
What should be the object of the committee? There should be remedy for the miseries of patients. The Court also reminded the Governments that there should not be any complaints from patients.