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