Ex gratia compensation for COVID-19 deaths should be paid even if death certificate does not mention COVID: Supreme Court

"If a family member satisfies the authority of cause of death as COVID, then no State shall deny benefit of ₹50,000 on the ground that cause of death is not Covid in the death certificate," the Supreme Court said.
Supreme Court
Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Monday passed orders to govern payment of ex gratia compensation for COVID- 19 deaths (Gaurav Kumar Bansal v. Union of India).

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