Delhi High Court Chief Justice Dhirubhai Naranbhai Patel tested positive for Covid-19, highly placed sources said on Saturday. He is said to be in home isolation.
“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, sources told India Legal.
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 capital.
In last 24 hours more than 24000 COVID-19 positive cases were reported in Capital City as per the Delhi Government health data.