deaths due to Covid-19, the central government had told the Supreme Court, reported news agency PTI. Centre, in an affidavit, also said that the Office of the Registrar General of India on September 3 had issued a circular to provide a Medical Certificate of Cause of Death to the next of kin of the deceased. "It is submitted that the guidelines and circular have been issued in respectful compliance of the judgment dated June 30, 2021, in the Reepak Kansal v.
Union of India and others, W.P.(C) No. 554 of 2021 and Gaurav Kumar Bansal v. Union of India and others, W.P.(C) No. 539 of 2021," the court said.
As per the guidelines submitted, Covid-19 cases that have been diagnosed through RT-PCR test, molecular test, rapid-antigen test or