All deaths with COVID-19 diagnosis, irrespective of co-morbidities, are to be classified as deaths due to COVID-19: Central govt to Supreme Court

Death certificates can avoid COVID-19 as a cause only if there is a clear alternative cause of death that cannot be attributed to COVID-19, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) told the top court.
All deaths with COVID-19 diagnosis, irrespective of co-morbidities, are to be classified as deaths due to COVID-19: Central govt to Supreme Court
Death certificate, Supreme Court

The Central government has told the Supreme Court that all deaths with a diagnosis of COVID-19, irrespective of co-morbidities, are to be classified as deaths due to COVID-19 (Gaurav Kumar Bansal v. Union of India).

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