Home INDIA NEWS Alarm Bells in Supreme Court as Staffer Tests Positive for Coronavirus, 2...

Alarm Bells in Supreme Court as Staffer Tests Positive for Coronavirus, 2 Registrars Quarantined


The employee, working with the judicial section of the apex court, was on duty on April 16 and had come in contact with two apex court registrars.

PTI

Updated:April 28, 2020, 12:00 AM IST

Alarm Bells in Supreme Court as Staffer Tests Positive for Coronavirus, 2 Registrars Quarantined
A view of the Supreme Court premises.

New Delhi: A staffer of the Supreme Court tested positive for coronavirus on Monday, triggering alarm bells in the highest court of the country.

The employee, working with the judicial section of the apex court, was on duty on April 16 and had come in contact with two apex court registrars, who have been advised self-quarantine as a precautionary measure, a source said.




He suffered fever for two days after coming for work on April 16 and tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday.

He has been admitted to a government hospital and is undergoing treatment, the source said, adding that as per the standard protocol, contact tracing of the staffer will be done.

It is the first such case of a Supreme Court staffer testing positive. The apex court had restricted its functioning since March 23 and is hearing matters involving extreme urgency through video conferencing.

Support the daily wage earners who have been hit the hardest by the COVID-19 crisis. Click here to contribute to the cause.




#IndiaGives

The daily News18 Coronavirus COVID-19 newsletter – Get your copy here.

Subscribe to News18 Daybreak. Follow us on Twitter,
Instagram,
Facebook,
Telegram,
TikTok and on
YouTube

First Anniversary Offer: Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO’s annual plan for ₹1/- per day for the first year and claim exclusive benefits worth ₹20,000. Coupon code: PRO365





Source link

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Most Popular

Richa Chadda makes her Twitter account private

Image Source : INSTAGRAM/RICHACHADHA Richa Chadda makes her Twitter account private Actor Richa Chadda on Saturday said she is making...

A R Rahman says false rumours being spread about him by Bollywood ‘gang’

Image Source : A R RAHMAN/ INSTAGRAM Rahman has composed the music for Rajput's last movie "Dil Bechara", which premiered on...

Kirti Kulhari starts dubbing for ‘The Girl On The Train’

Image Source : INSTAGRAM/KIRTI KULHARI The psychological thriller, "The Girl On The Train", is directed by Ribhu Dasgupta. Actress Kirti...

Shekhar Kapur warns why ‘Paani’ might come true in future

Image Source : INSTAGRAM/SHEKHAR KAPUR Shekhar Kapur warns why 'Paani' might come true in future Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur has given...