New Delhi, July 9: A District and Sessions Judge of the Karkardooma District courts complex here has tested positive for COVID-19, said a circular on Thursday.

According to the circular issued by Administrative Officer Renu Sharma, District Judge Deepak Jagotra tested positive for the COVID-19 contagion on July 8 and has gone into home quarantine for 14 days, news agency PTI reported.

The in-charge of Care-taking Branch of the East District jurisdiction of the courts complex has been directed to carry out sanitisation, disinfection and deep cleaning of the Judge’s courtroom, his chamber, personal secretary’s room and the Ahlmad (court official) room attached with it, said the circular.

All the judicial officers and other officials posted under the jurisdiction of the East District, who came in direct contact with the Judge, have been advised to isolate/self-quarantine themselves for seven days with effect from July 8, it said.

The circular further said they have also been advised to closely monitor their health and take all necessary precautions as per the advisory/guidelines issued by the Government of India.

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