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High Court asks State to Prevent Spread of Omicron

High Court asks State to Prevent Spread of Omicron

The Chief Justice expressed concern at how people are still not using masks and taking minimum preventive steps.

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Hyderabad: A division bench of the High Court of Telangana comprising of Chief Justice Satish Chandra Sharma and Justice N. Tukaramji directed the State government to strictly comply with the latest directives issued by the Union Government to prevent the spread of Omicron variant and also directed to issue orders in these regards within two days. 

The High Court has taken up the hearing, today, on the petition filed by the Senior Counsel L. Ravichander, specifically required the government to issue directives on the control and management of large public gatherings during the ensuing festivals of Christmas, New Year, Sankranti.

The Chief Justice expressed concern at how people are still not using masks and taking minimum preventive steps.

When senior counsel pointed out the need for a mechanism at the State borders, the High Court bench directed the government to consider setting up similar facilities as set up at the airport and quarantine if necessary. 

The panel stated that there was a need to prevent inter-State spread of the new variant.

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