The bench of Justice ordered that the issue regarding the possible undercounting of Covid -19 deaths in the State of Odisha.
Orissa HC asked the state government, whether the issue of undercounting of Covid-19 deaths has been enquired?
The Court has sought a response in this regard on July 5, when the Advocate General will also have to present a district-wise report on Covid-19 deaths.
The AG was further directed to inform the Court on whether the issue of undercounting of Covid 19 deaths has been enquired into by the Additional Chief Secretary, Health and what is the factual position in that regard?
The court said that the district wise position be placed before the Court on the next date of hearing.