Supreme Court Judge, Chief Justice of Delhi High Court test positive for COVID-19

Earlier this week, three other judges of the Delhi High Court had tested positive for COVID-19.
Supreme Court Judge, Chief Justice of Delhi High Court test positive for COVID-19
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Justice DN Patel, Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court has tested positive for COVID-19, sources have revealed.

Chief Justice is doing fine and is asymptomatic, it is learnt.

Meanwhile, a sitting Supreme Court judge has also tested positive for the virus.

Earlier this week, three other judges of the Delhi High Court had tested positive for COVID-19.

After nearly a year, the High Court had resumed complete physical functioning from March 15, making virtual hearings an exception and not the norm.

However, a week into the physical hearings, it once again permitted virtual hearings/hybrid hearings in cases before it.

Given the alarming COVID-19 situation in the national capital, the High Court had, on April 8, decided to once again migrate to fully virtual hearings till April 23.

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