[COVID-19] Testing, tracing and vaccinating mentally ill persons should be of utmost priority: Supreme Court to Central government

The Court also took exception to a submission that Maharashtra was transferring inmates from mental health institutions to beggar homes.
[COVID-19] Testing, tracing and vaccinating mentally ill persons should be of utmost priority: Supreme Court to Central government

The Supreme Court on Tuesday urged the Central government to take the condition of patients in mental health care institutions "more seriously" amid the COVID-19 pandemic, and stated that testing, tracing and vaccinating those suffering from mental illness needs to be taken up on priority.

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