Treat as representation PIL on COVID spread in closed, AC spaces: HC to Centre, Delhi govt

Updated: few hours ago

New Delhi, Aug 5 (PTI) The Delhi High Court Thursday directed the Centre, Delhi government and others to treat as representation a plea cautioning against the risk of airborne spread of COVID-19 infection in closed spaces having air conditioning with no ventilation.

A Bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice Singh directed that the representation be decided as per the law and policy by the two governments, Central Pollution Control Board, Delhi Pollution Control Committee, Delhi Development Authority, Municipal Corporation of Delhi, Bureau of Indian Standards and Central Public Works Department as expeditiously as possible and practicable.