The Madras High Court hearing suo motu a case concerning the management of the COVID-19 situation in Tamil Nadu. Earlier today, Chief Justice Sanjib Banerjee had asked Advocate General Vijay Narayan and ASG R Sankaranarayanan to obtain instructions and remain present for the 2.15 pm hearing.
The Court has proposed to take up issues of the distribution and supply of Remdesivir, oxygen, ventilators and COVID-19 vaccinations, adding that it does not want to add to the confusion and that it only seeks to ensure that the State is handling these issues properly.
Shortly after this development, the Supreme Court has also indicated that it will be taking up a suo motu case on these issues tomorrow.
Live updates of the Madras High Court hearing feature here.