The Bihar Health Department has issued the notification of Bihar Epidemic Diseases Covid-19 Rules 2023 regarding effective control over Bihar Epidemic Covid-19. In the new rules, the responsibility of all the hospitals from the state level to the district level has been fixed for its control.

The Government of Meghalaya on April 11, 2023, notified the Meghalaya Epidemic Diseases Malaria Regulation, 2023. The following has been stated- Powers and Functions of the Inspecting Officer are mentioned. Preparation of blood slides for each fever case is specified.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of 'In Re: Alarming newspaper report regarding Kanwar Yatra in state of Uttar Pradesh' dated 20/07/2021.

The SC was apprised of certain news articles on the alarming situation taking place in Kerala as a result of Bakrid celebrations. The SC said that pressure groups of all kinds, religious or otherwise cannot in any manner, interfere with the Fundamental Right to Life and Health of the citizens of India and expressed alarm at the Notification dated July 17, 2021 passed by Kerala.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of 'Alarming newspaper report regarding Kanwar Yatra in state of Uttar Pradesh' dated 16/07/2021.

The state of Uttar Pradesh in its affidavit has said that the SDMA has decided that the officers would hold consultation and dialogue with the various Kanwar Sanghs of their respective areas and direct them not to move for religious reasons/yatras in the light of Covid-19.

The Uttarakhand High Court ordered the stay of the state Cabinet decision of June 25, 2021 on the opening of the Charm Dham yatra for the residents of Uttarkashi, Rudraprayag and Chamoli districts for a period of four weeks.

Order of the High Court of Uttarakhand at Nainital dated 23/06/2021 regarding preparedness of the state to deal with the third wave of Covid-19, rising black fungus cases and opening of the Char Dham Yatra.

The High Court expressed its dissatisfaction at the affidavit furnished by Amit Negi, Secretary, Medical Health and Family Welfare by calling it incomplete and directed him to clarify the many points raised by the court -

Order passed by the High Court of Judicature at Bombay in the matter of Sneha Nirav Marjadi Vs State of Maharashtra & Others dated 12/05/2021. The matter related to the steps taken by the state of Maharashtra to deal with COVID-19 pandemic. The High Court said that facts show that there is short supply of the drug Remdesivir.

Order of the Supreme Court of India 'In Re: Distribution essential supplies and services during pandemic' dated 27/04/2021. 

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