COVID-19: HC Adjourns Hearing on Plea Against Kejri Govt’s Decision to Reserve 80 per cent ICU Beds

Source: DNAIndia

November 26 | 13:45 p.m.

New Delhi: On Thursday— after observing the current number of COVID-19 infections in the national capital— the Delhi High Court adjourned its hearing till December 9 in the petition against the Kejriwal government’s decision to reserve 80 per cent ICU in 33 private hospitals for COVID-19 patients.

According to ANI, the matter was adjourned by a single-judge bench of Justice Navin Chawla after taking note of the alarming numbers of COVID-19 infections in Delhi.

(Source: ANI)

Additional Solicitor General Sanjay Jain said that Kejriwal’s government is assessing the situation and will take up the matter after a few days. He told the High Court that the government evaluated its decision the day before and might review it after 10 days.

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal (Photo | PTI)

On November 12, the division bench of the Delhi High Court vacated a stay imposed by a single-judge bench on the Delhi government’s order reserving 80 per cent ICU beds in 33 hospitals for COVID-19 patients. A single-judge bench had earlier stayed the Delhi government’s order while hearing a petition moved by the Association of Healthcare Providers India.

The Delhi government challenged the stay on its order in the division bench of the High Court.

 

Source: ANI | Edited By Rishika Singh