Srinagar, July 17: The Srinagar wing of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court remained closed on Friday after some officials there tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The court premises have been closed on the orders by Chief Justice Gita Mittal in light of SOP issued by the government.
“As informed by the Registry, some officials in Srinagar Wing of the High Court of Jammu and Kashmir have tested COVID positive. As per the SoPs issued by the Government access to the High Court Premises in Srinagar Wing of the High Court has to remain closed for two days for sanitization purpose,” reads an order issued by the Chief Justice. ‘No person except the sanitization workers will be permitted entry into the High Court premises on 17th and 18th of July,” adds the order, a copy of which lies with GNS.
Urgent cases listed today and tomorrow in Srinagar Wing of the High Court shall be taken up on consideration on 20th July. “Dates in other matters will be given by the concerned Bench Secretary and will be posted on the website of High Court of J&K on July 20,” the order added.