Allahabad HC Seeks UP Govt Response On Restricting Hospitals From Treating Non COVID-19 Patients

Allahabad High Court sought response from state Government on the viability of the Government order which has restricted the Hospitals from providing treatment to Non COVID-19 patients.

Justice Pankaj Mittal and Justice Yashwant Varma were hearing a petition filed by All India Peoples front through its National Spokesperson Shri S.R.Darapuri. They were referring to the State Government’s notification dated 23.3.2020 and 31.5.2020 by which the government and private hospitals and also nursing homes in the state of U.P. have been restricted from opening the OPD for treating the non COVID-19 patients except in case of emergency.

They also directed Manish Goyal to seek instructions as to the present state of affairs and about the viability of continuing with such restriction.

And,they further directed the State Government and the C.M.O. to revisit the aforesaid guidelines contained in the two notifications. The matter has been posted for next hearing on June 18.

By Sonika bisht of LCD