The Andhra Pradesh High Court (HC) on the 28th of April, reviewed the current situation of the Novel Coronavirus or COVID-19 situation in India.
The HC directed the Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party (YSRCP) Government to increase the preventive measures for COVID-19.
The Court hearing was held after Thota Suresh Babu, a Guntur based social activist filed a petition demanding additional measures to curb the COVID-19 spread. The petition was heard by Justice A.K. Goswami and C. Praveen Kumar. In the two hours court hearing, both petitioner and government advocate were arguing over the preventive measures to control COVID-19 spread.
During the court hearing, the A.P., HC asked the Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy Government to take further better measures and curb the spread of the Novel Coronavirus. The HC also asked regarding the availability of oxygen, beds and other facilities provided to COVID-19 patients.
The review came at a time when the Nation is witnessing a second wave of the Novel Coronavirus. Andhra Pradesh also reported a massive rise in the number of cases. In the past 24 hours, the State reported more than 8,000 new cases.
The High Court (HC) also issued several directions to the Andhra Pradesh Government.
The High Court directed that display boards should be set up over the number of Coronavirus patients and details of beds in hospitals.
The court also asked to keep a daily track on Remdesivir and emergency medicines given to COVID-19.
The High Court also directed that appropriate measures be taken to ensure that there is no shortage of oxygen in the State. It said, isolation centers should also be set up in the State with beds.
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