Virtual SC hearings as 45% of staff test +ve

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A surge in Covid-19 cases among

Supreme Court

employees forced


to suspend hearing of cases from


and retreat into their residences from where they conducted virtual hearing of cases on Monday.
More than 45% of 97 employees, who took the RT-PCR test on Saturday, were reported positive for the virus,


sources said. This set off alarm bells and it was decided to suspend physical presence of judges courtrooms.

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