Order of the Uttarakhand High Court in the matter of steps taken by the state government to address Covid-19, 09/06/2021

  • 09/06/2021

Order of the Uttarakhand High Court in the matter of steps taken by the state government to address Covid-19.

Amit Negi, Secretary, Medical Health and Family Welfare informed the HC that the government is taking every single possible step to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic. Due to the steps taken by the state, the number of Covid-19 cases has drastically decreased in the state in the last one month and there is an audit of the number of deaths occurring in the hospitals.

The court brought to the notice of Amit Negi, the emergence of Mucormycosis cases and the threat of the third wave of COVID-19. Moreover, there is an emergence of a mutant named ‘Delta’. Therefore, the Court has asked the Secretary, Medical Health and Family Welfare, Uttarakhand to outline the strategies and the plans which are being formulated by the government.

As there is the possibility of the opening of the Char Dham, the Uttarakhand High Court directed the Secretary, Tourism to be present before the court on June 16, 2021.