Four Supreme Court judges test positive for COVID-19
Guwahati: At least four judges of the Supreme Court of India have tested positive for COVID-19, officials confirmed on Sunday.
Reportedly, a judge, who reportedly had a fever, attended the farewell party of Justice R Subhash Reddy on Tuesday and later returned a positive result.
Chief Justice of India (CJI) NV Ramana and four other senior judges held a meeting on the ongoing pandemic situation on Thursday.
The top court had already announced on January 6 that hearing of cases from January 10, Monday will be complete via virtual mode with the judges joining for hearing via video conference from their residences instead of court.
Importantly, only extremely urgent ‘mentioned’ matters, fresh matters, bail matters, matters involving stay, detention matters and fixed date matters will be heard from January 10.
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