The Madras High Court has taken note of grievances about how the cause of death is recorded on a death certificate during the Covid-19 pandemic. The Court has asked for the State government’s response on this. The Court said that the immediate concern is that a Covid-19 victim’s family may not be able to access the relief they are entitled to unless the death certificate attributes the cause of death to Covid-19. This makes maintaining a proper record of cause of death essential.
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