The Supreme Court on Friday took an excellent look at the remedy meted along to Covid-19 patients and dead bodies in government hospitals in the united states, describing the circumstance as deplorable and worse compared to what animals would be required to suffer.
Taking cognisance of media reports, a three-judge bench sought detailed status reports from four states – Delhi, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal – concerning the conditions in hospitals.
“Covid-19 patients are treated worse than animals. In a single case, a dead body was found in garbage,” the bench headed by justice Ashok Bhushan remarked.
The condition of Delhi started in for heavy criticism from your bench, aided by the court pointing out the conditions in hospitals simultaneously the reduced testing for Covid-19. The top end court also noted that patients are running from pillar to share to gain themselves admitted despite the fact that a multitude of beds in government hospitals are lying vacant.
Reminding states, the superior court mentioned that governments are duty bound to ensure adequate infrastructure in hospitals along with that Covid-19 patients are attended to by health workers.