Image Source: timesnownews.com A three-judge bench comprising Justices Ashok Bhushan, R Subhash Reddy and MR Shah of Supreme Court observed that the Fundamental right to health includes right to affordable treatment. The decision was taken in view of when Supreme Court took Suo Motu cognisance of Covid-19 situation in the country, treatment of patients and handling of dead bodies. Also they observed that either more and more provisions must be made by state government and local administration or there should be a cap on fees charged by private hospitals. Right to health is a fundamental right guaranteed under Article 21 of the constitution of India. Therefore the provisions must be made and it is the duty of state to provide affordable treatment to all since the world is dealing with pandemic and the treatment is becoming costlier and costlier. They also observed that if a person survives from Covid-19 then financially and economically he/she is finished. Therefore some laws need to be made in order to protect the fundamental right of persons. The honorable Supreme Court stressed upon the fact that the state once again need to issue direction so as to make the public follow sop and guidelines. It must supervise and monitor the working of same. Also more and more police personnel need to be deployed on those places where there is chance of gathering of large people. There must be more and more testing and clear facts and figures should be declared so that people are aware of the situation. Hence, a need to construct a grievance cell and a free helpline number where all the complaints regarding the problems of common man regarding the same can be heard.