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Delhi HC Issues Notice To Kejriwal Govt On PIL For Capping Price Of HRCT Tests For COVID-19

<p>The Delhi High Court on Monday morning issued notice to Delhi government seeking its stand on a PIL &nbsp;for capping the price of High Resolution Computerised Tomography (HRCT) which is used for detecting the presence and severity of COVID-19 infection in the lungs of patients.</p> <p>A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice Jasmeet Singh heard the plea which was filed by lawyer Shivleen Pasricha, who claimed that regulation of price of HRCT has become the need of an hour.&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>ALSO READ |&nbsp;<a href="https://news.abplive.com/news/india/media-cant-be-stopped-from-reporting-sc-to-election-commission-on-covid-murder-charges-comment-1456593">'Media Cant Be Stopped From Reporting', SC To Election Commission On Covid 'Murder Charges' Comment</a></strong></p> <p>"At present, the price for getting HRCT done in Delhi is somewhere between Rs 5,000 to Rs 6,500. As such, regulation of price of the same has become the need of an hour. That in light of the present gruesome circumstances in Delhi, regulating the price of HRCT, becomes all imperative and necessary," the petition said.&nbsp;</p> <p>The PIL claimed that HRCT has become one of the most relevant and vital tests, recommended actively by the doctors for the diagnosis, management and treatment of infection in suspected COVID-10 patients</p> <p>Advocate Amresh Anand, who filed the petition further claimjed that for detection of COVID-19 amongst suspected/ probable patients, the most widely recommended test is RT-PCRbut lately it has been noticed that multiple variants of COVID-19 are not detectable through RT-PCR. Hence regulating the price of HRCT becomes all imperative and necessary.&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>ALSO READ |&nbsp;<a href="https://news.abplive.com/news/delhi-corona-crisis-deputy-cm-manish-sisodia-says-need-urgent-help-to-transport-oxygen-approached-defence-ministry-army-1456592">'Need Urgent Help To Transport Oxygen, Have Approached Army, Centre &amp; Private Sector': Manish Sisodia</a></strong></p>...

<p>The Delhi High Court on Monday morning issued notice to Delhi government seeking its stand on a PIL &nbsp;for capping the price of High Resolution Computerised Tomography (HRCT) which is used for detecting the presence and severity of COVID-19 infection in the lungs of patients.</p> <p>A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice Jasmeet Singh heard the plea which was filed by lawyer Shivleen Pasricha, who claimed that regulation of price of HRCT has become the need of an hour.&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>ALSO READ |&nbsp;<a href="https://news.abplive.com/news/india/media-cant-be-stopped-from-reporting-sc-to-election-commission-on-covid-murder-charges-comment-1456593">’Media Cant Be Stopped From Reporting’, SC To Election Commission On Covid ‘Murder Charges’ Comment</a></strong></p> <p>"At present, the price for getting HRCT done in Delhi is somewhere between Rs 5,000 to Rs 6,500. As such, regulation of price of the same has become the need of an hour. That in light of the present gruesome circumstances in Delhi, regulating the price of HRCT, becomes all imperative and necessary," the petition said.&nbsp;</p> <p>The PIL claimed that HRCT has become one of the most relevant and vital tests, recommended actively by the doctors for the diagnosis, management and treatment of infection in suspected COVID-10 patients</p> <p>Advocate Amresh Anand, who filed the petition further claimjed that for detection of COVID-19 amongst suspected/ probable patients, the most widely recommended test is RT-PCRbut lately it has been noticed that multiple variants of COVID-19 are not detectable through RT-PCR. Hence regulating the price of HRCT becomes all imperative and necessary.&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>ALSO READ |&nbsp;<a href="https://news.abplive.com/news/delhi-corona-crisis-deputy-cm-manish-sisodia-says-need-urgent-help-to-transport-oxygen-approached-defence-ministry-army-1456592">’Need Urgent Help To Transport Oxygen, Have Approached Army, Centre &amp; Private Sector’: Manish Sisodia</a></strong></p>

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