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Delhi High Court issues COVID-19 Advisory to the Delhi Govt. in wake of the rising number of cases

Lawstreet Journal 5 Dec 2020 10:03pm

Image courtesy: Lawstreet Journal Executive Delhi High Court issues COVID-19 Advisory to the Delhi Govt. in wake of the rising number of cases

The Delhi HC directed the AAP Govt to 'focus on testing and tracing' to deal with the COVID-19 infections numbers in the national capital.' The High Court further said that the time to declare results should be brought down to within 24 hours from 48 hours or more even now.

Amid the rising impact of Covid-19 in Delhi, the Aam Aadmi Party-led government in Delhi has informed the Delhi High Court that, for now, no night curfew would be imposed in the national capital, or parts of it, in view of the COVID-19 situation.

Earlier the bench of Justice Hima Kohli and Subromonium Prasad directed the Arvind Kejriwal dispensation to "immediately" decide on night curfew in Delhi, and implement it without delay. After a week Government's submitted the response to the Court’s query. 

The Delhi government has taken a considerate view, after assessing the Covid-19 situation, to not introduce restrictions on movement at night, read the status report submitted before the court.

The High Court was informed by the Delhi Government that "The Delhi Government has been taking all necessary measures, as required and demanded, by the ever-changing circumstances and (remains) committed to making every effort to arrest the spread of COVID-19 in the national capital".

Many states, including Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Gujarat, implemented night curfews for varying periods to check the spread of the highly contagious novel coronavirus.

The bench suggested that “the time to declare results should be brought down to within 24 hours from 48 hours or more even now”.

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