PIL seeks disclosure of COVID-19 patients' names in larger public interest: Bombay HC directs Centre, State govt to file reply

"If the clause of secrecy is relaxed, then, the people who came into contact with the corona patients may themselves come forward and take appropriate precautionary measures", the plea observes.
corona virus and bombay HC
corona virus and bombay HC

The Bombay High Court yesterday sought the response of the Central and State governments in a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking a special mechanism to declare the names of both persons suspected of having COVID-19 and those actually infected by the virus to prevent others from coming in contact with them (Vaishnavi Maruti Gholave & Anr v. UOI and ors).

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