The Delhi High Court on Thursday declined to entertain a case in search of instructions for measures to manage the rising variety of instances of COVID-19 within the nationwide capital and mentioned that all the things was being performed by the state on this regard.
“What else do you expect the state to do? You are unnecessarily coming to the court,” noticed the division bench of Justices Vipin Sanghi and Rekha Palli.
The courtroom mentioned that steps like vaccination, consciousness campaigns concerning use of masks and social distancing are being taken by the state to manage the pandemic. “We are not inclined to entertain the application,” mentioned the courtroom, because it noticed that normal prayers have been made within the software, which was filed by a lawyer.
At least 5,506 new optimistic instances of coronavirus have been detected in Delhi on Wednesday with a positivity price of 6.10 % among the many 90,201 checks performed throughout a interval of 24 hours. There are 19,455 energetic instances within the nationwide capital. In the wake of rising Covid-19 instances, the Delhi authorities on Tuesday had imposed evening curfew, from 10 pm to five am, until April 30.
The courtroom on January 14 had disposed of a case during which it had been monitoring the state’s efforts concerning COVID-19 pandemic since final 12 months. “The daily number of fresh cases of COVID 19 which are now being reported is substantially lower than what were at the peak,” the courtroom had mentioned then.