‘They’re being treated worse than animals’: SC issues notice on COVID-19 treatment and disposal of bodies
The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to the Centre and state governments in the suo motu case on proper treatment of COVID-19 patients and disposal of bodies of persons who have succumbed to the virus, legal news website BarandBench.com has reported.The matter was heard by a Bench of Justices Ashok Bhushan, Sanjay Kishan Kaul and MR Shah. At the outset, the court noted that there was a decrease in COVID-19 testing in the capital. "We are more concerned with living than dead. Look at the condition of hospitals. Bodies are there in the wards. Mumbai is testing 16,000 to 17,000, whereas in Delhi it is falling below 7,000. Media has highlighted this issue," it said.