New Delhi. The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Center to formulate a national policy for admission of Covid patients in hospitals. Earlier, the court was informed that some hospitals in NCR are seeking proof of local address from Covid-19 infected patients. A bench headed by Justice DY Chandrachud was hearing an automatic cognizance case related to Covid-19 management in the country. The bench also comprises Justice L Nageswara Rao and Justice Ravindra Bhatt. The bench said, “The center will have to formulate a uniform policy for admission of patients.” During the hearing through video conference, a lawyer said that a person was refused admission to Noida Hospital because he had the address of Mumbai on his Aadhar card.
Do not demand local address certificate from patients The court said that the central government should ensure that “no local address proof is demanded by the hospitals for admission of patients.” The apex court termed the second wave of Covid-19 as a “national crisis” and warned people from the Center to the police chiefs to suppress the voice of help on the grounds that they were making false complaints on the Internet.
Seeks answers at different rates of vaccine
The Supreme Court said that the difference of buying the vaccine at 2 different price is about 30000-40000 crore rupees. In such a situation, why not buy the vaccine yourself and make it available to the states.
The Supreme Court said that the government has the right to make the vaccine under the Patent Act. In such a situation, 10 PSUs can also make this vaccine according to affidavit. Congress, but he expects a better result.