Delhi HC Chief Justice test positive for COVID-19

The Delhi High Court Chief Justice Dhirubhai Naranbhai Patel tested positive for COVID-19, highly placed sources said on Saturday.

“He is asymptomatic and his vitals too are stable,” a highly placed source while confirming the news told India Legal over the phone.

This comes days after three other judges-Justice Jasmeet Singh, Justice Subramonium Prasad, Justice Sanjeev Sachdeva-of the High Court had tested COVID positive.

The Delhi High Court had started full-fledged physical hearings from March 15, but soon have decided to adopt the Virtual mode of proceedings from April 9 till April 23, in wake of the sudden spike in Coronavirus cases in the National Capital City.

In last 24 hours more than 24000 COVID-19 positive cases were reported in Capital City as per the Delhi Government health data.
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