Saket Magistrate tests positive for COVID-19, Court premises to be sealed

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News: A judge of Saket District Court Complex has tested positive for COVID-19, according to a circular issued.

Here are five components of the story:

  • Metropolitan Magistrate Mayuri Singh tested positive for the Covid-19 infection on June 9.
  • The last date the officer attended court was June 3, states the circular.
  • “The court officials and advocates, who attended the court of MM Mayuri Singh on June 3, are advised to isolate/quarantine themselves for 14 days or as per medical advice, and take all necessary precautions as per advisory/guidelines of Government of India,” said the circular.
  • The Caretaking Branch of Saket Courts have been directed to immediately carry out sealing and sanitisation of the officer’s courtroom, Ahlmad (court staff) room and her chamber attached therewith.
  • The circular was issued on June 10 by District Judge Poonam A Bamba.
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