The Chief Justice of the Rajasthan High Court, Indrajit Mahanty, has examined constructive for coronavirus, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot knowledgeable in a tweet on Saturday, wishing him a speedy restoration.
“I have come to know Chief Justice of Rajasthan High Court, Sh. Indrajit Mahanty has tested positive for COVID-19…concerned about his health. Wish him a speedy recovery,” Mr Gehlot tweeted.
— Ashok Gehlot (@ashokgehlot51) August 15, 2020
This comes a day after 5 staff of the High Court had examined constructive for the lethal virus that has killed over 49,000 folks within the nation.
On Saturday, Justice Mahanty, 59, took half in an Independence Day occasion on the courtroom which was attended by judges, judicial officers and round 100 legal professionals.
The authorities have urged these current within the occasion to get examined for the virus on Sunday. A medical group will go to Rajasthan High Court Bar workplace to conduct the assessments.
India right this moment reported 65,002 new instances of coronavirus within the final 24 hours, taking the overall instances to 25,26,192. The nation reported 996 deaths throughout the identical interval, taking the overall fatalities to 49,036, authorities information exhibits.
Rajasthan has reported over 58,900 coronavirus instances, together with 846 deaths, for the reason that sickness entered the nation earlier this yr.
Several well-known personalities together with Home Minister Amit Shah, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Bollywood actors Amitabh Bachchan and his son Abhishek, have been cured after being contaminated by the virus.
Earlier this week, well-known Urdu poet Rahat Indori, who was coronavirus constructive, died of cardiac arrest.