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Supreme Court judges to work at home as 44 staffers take a look at optimistic for coronavirus – India News , Firstpost

According to a notification, the benches, which used to assemble at 10.30 am and 11 am, would assemble one hour late from their scheduled time on Monday

File picture of the Supreme Court of India. PTI

New Delhi: Supreme Court judges would maintain court docket from their residences on Monday and the benches would sit one hour late from their schedule time within the morning as round 44 staffers have examined optimistic for coronavirus , sources stated.

On some media experiences which advised that round 50 p.c Supreme Court staffers have examined optimistic for COVID-19 , an apex court docket official stated solely 44 staff acquired contaminated within the final one week.

There are round 3,000 staffers working within the apex court docket.

While some judges had been coming to the apex court docket premises to carry court docket, few others have been presiding over proceedings from their residences until now.

Amid the rise in COVID-19 circumstances, the apex court docket has come out with two separate notifications. One of them stated the benches, which used to assemble at 10.30 am and 11 am, would assemble one hour late from their scheduled time on Monday.

All judges would hear circumstances by way of video conferencing from their residences and in the mean time, total court docket premises, together with courtrooms, are being sanitised.

The different notification suspended bodily mentioning of circumstances for pressing listening to by advocates from Monday until additional orders.

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