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Delhi High Court employee tests positive for COVID-19

Sources have clarified that the person has not been coming to the High Court since March 20.

Aditi Singh

One of the Delhi High Court employees has tested positive for COVID-19.

The person worked in the Original Side Registry.

Sources have clarified that while the person tested positive for COVID-19 on May 1, he has not been coming to the High Court since March 20.

The person is presently hospitalized and receiving treatment at Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan Hospital, Delhi.

Meanwhile, the High Court is keeping a close track on the health of the employee.

Sources informed that the Registrar General, on behalf of the Chief Justice, has enquired about the well-being of the employee and one senior official has been deputed to enquire about his health on regular basis.

"He is stated to be alright and stable. He is admitted in ward and thankfully recovering well. He has, so far, not been able to find out as to how he got infected but fact remains that immediately after the announcement of lockdown and since 20.03.2020, he never came to court-complex even for a single day.", sources aware of the development informed Bar & Bench.

The High Court has also offered assistance of any kind to the employee as well as his family.

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