Nepal's Supreme Court orders government to ensure free tests, treatment of coronavirus
Nepal's Supreme Court has ordered the government to conduct PCR test of all people who want to undergo the test free of cost
Nepal's Supreme Court has ordered the government to conduct PCR test of all people who want to undergo the test free of cost.
The verdict was delivered by a division bench of justices Ananda Mohan Bhattarai and Tanka Bahadur Moktan on October 1 in response to a writ petition filed by advocates Lokendra Oli and Keshar Jung KC. Full text of the verdict was released today.
The apex court observed that COVID-19 was an infectious disease and as per the legal provisions, everybody had the right to get free diagnosis and treatment for the disease.
It ordered that even those who were getting themselves tested as a requirement for visa should also not be charged.
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