PIL has been filed against Delhi Government restraining in testing of Asymptotic Patients while freely testing the symptomatic patients.
A similar petition is filed by ENT doctor against Delhi Government on the same lines where the petitioner is unable to get her patients to test for covid-19.
Petitioner Dr. Manni Hingorani said it could be life threatening for herself, nursing staff, support staff and patient if the patient has to undergo surgery without being teste for COVID-19. In case surgery deferred it could be life threatening for patient and alleged the said office order of Delhi Government has put unreasonable restrictions upon the right of the petitioner to carry out her professional duties as surgeon. She said the guidelines issued by the Delhi Government are contrary to the one issued by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and further in violation of the fundamental rights of the petitioner guaranteed by Article 14, 19 and 21 of the Constitution.