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corona virus case law

Rohit Pradhan | 17th March 2020

Sanicchar Oraon v. State of Jharkhand., W.P. (C) No. 2399 of 2019 [Jharkhand High Court]

The RIMS, Ranchi shall provide N-95 masks to all the doctors and para-medical staff across the departments forthwith and to make appropriate arrangement including fully equipped separate (isolation) ward for treatment of the patients being admitted there with suspected case of Coronavirus. All preventive measures must be taken by the RIMS Administration so that if at all any patient is found positive of Coronavirus infection, the same should not spread to any other person.

Nokia Technologies Oy v. Lenovo Group Ltd., CS(COMM) 581/2019 [Delhi High Court]

It is stated that defendant No.1 is based in Hongkong and in view of the Coronavirus epidemic that is prevalent there at the moment, he has been unavailable to have the aforesaid pleadings and affidavits apostilled. Courier services between Hong Kong and India have also been impacted as a result of the medical emergency. The limitation for filing of the written statement on behalf of defendant No.1 is however expiring today.

In view of the averments made in the application, and with the consent of learned counsel for the plaintiff, the application is allowed and defendant No.1 is permitted to file scanned copies of the notarised documents mentioned above, subject to the undertaking that the duly apostilled original documents will be filed as soon as they are received by learned counsel for defendants, and not later than eight weeks from today. In the event that the defendants require a further extension of time, they may make an appropriate application which will be considered on its own merits.

Court On Its Own Motion v. Nemo ., WP(C) No. 5/2020 [High Court of Jammu & Kashmir]

Given the nature of the infection, it is essential to not only anticipate the need for identifying the persons with COVID 19 infections/persons who have been exposed to infection/persons who may be possible carriers of the virus but also to ensure appropriate and adequately equipped isolation and quarantine facilities, as well as make provisions for medication; equipment necessary for treatment; masks for the public and separation kits for medical experts and health workers.

Respondent nos. 4 to 7 are directed to identify and ensure creation of proper facilities for isolation and quarantine in the Government and private sector, testing laboratories as well as availability of the health care and medication in the Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh for prevention of the COVID 19 disease and treatment of the persons infected/carrying the infection.

Respondents nos. 4 to 7 shall also take immediate steps for spreading information regarding the nature of the COVID 19 infection; the manner of its spread; preventive measures and steps to be taken if an individual is infected.

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