New Delhi. The Supreme Court has directed the Central Government to reconsider its position that the suicide of covid victims cannot be considered as Covid death. The order was passed by a bench headed by Justice MR Shah. The court referred to the affidavit submitted by the Central Government regarding the guidelines relating to the Covid death certificate.
The apex court also asked the central government to prepare guidelines on compensation for the families of those killed by Covid by the 23rd of this month. The court also asked how long it would take to form district-level committees to deal with complaints related to the Covid death certificate.