The Supreme Court of Allahabad has said that people who die of oxygen deprivation are ‘less likely to be killed’ because many hospitals have life-saving oxygen.
A court in India’s northern Uttar Pradesh has ruled that the deaths of COVID-19 patients who have died of asthma are “a crime and not just a murder”.
The second outbreak of the plague has severely affected India which has seen oxygen depletion and the morgue do not stop.
The Indian government is under increasing pressure to establish a national embargo to deal with the destruction of coronaviruses.
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Australia PM stands for India tour
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison is rejecting further pressure to ban temporary flights from India, saying the initial resumption of immigrants from the tropics could jeopardize the potential for Australian residents.
Mr Morrison said the air raids, which began last week, would continue until May 15 as lawyers prepared for the anti-government crackdown on nearly 9,000 citizens and all citizens returning home from India.
Opponents of the trip are former Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, human rights lawyer Geoffrey Robertson, a number of Australian lawmakers and Indian leaders.
Death due to oxygen shortage ‘less than death’
The Supreme Court of Allahabad has ruled that “the death of COVID patients as a result of not only supplying oxygen to hospitals is a crime and is not less likely to kill people responsible for ensuring that people continue to receive and receive oxygen”.
The court ordered the district attorneys of Lucknow and Meerut to confirm reports of patients dying of asthma within 48 hours.
“We see that these cases paint a very different picture from what the government says there is enough air,” the court said.
Indians in the UK respond to COVID-19 problems at home
Indian nationals living in the United Kingdom have reacted to the ongoing crisis at COVID-19 in the region.
Foreign students in London say they are worried about their relatives in India, as British-Asian organizations come together to raise funds to provide oxygen to areas of greatest need.