The AAP government has moved the Supreme Court against the Delhi High Court’s decision to suspend its decision to reserve 80% of intensive care beds in private hospitals for COVID-19 patients.
On September 22, a single High Court bench suspended the Delhi government’s decision on September 13, claiming that asking 33 large private hospitals to reserve 80% of intensive care beds for COVID-19 patients would violate the basic rights of those with other health problems. conditions.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal tweeted that his government had moved the higher court on the issue.
“Del (Delhi) HC has suspended our order to increase intensive care beds in pvt (private) hospitals. Appeal filed to SC yesterday. We hope that SC will lift the stay taking into account the critical situation,” said Mr. Kejriwal.
The government has already challenged the single judge’s suspension order before a High Court division bench which listed it for hearing on November 27.