SC seeks status report on COVID-19 from all states
Gulf Today|November 24, 2020
Asking the governments to prepare for the worst in December, the top court noted that there has been a sudden spike in novel coronavirus cases across the country in November

NEW DELHI

The Supreme Court on Monday said the COVID-19 situation has worsened in Delhi and it has spiralled out control in Gujarat.

Asking the governments to prepare for the worst in December, the top court noted that there has been sudden spike in novel coronavirus cases across the country in November.

A bench headed by Justice Ashok Bhushan and comprising Justices R.S. Reddy and M.R. Shah asked the central and state governments to file status reports within two days detailing steps taken and intended to address the pandemic.

The bench noted that the situation in Delhi has worsened in the last two weeks and asked the Arvind Kejriwal government to examine the bottlenecks in connection with the pandemic management.

Solicitor General Tushar Mehta submitted that the Centre has taken steps to improve the situation in Delhi.

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