The Supreme Court on Wednesday has made a COVID-19 test mandatory for everyone who enters its premises with symptoms of the disease amid sudden upsurge of Covid-19 cases.
The Supreme Court has come out with additional guidelines for entrants to the premises as a precautionary measure to contain the spread of infection.
“All the entrants to the Supreme Court premises, i.e. the registry staff, staff of the coordinate agencies, advocates and their staff, etc., if showing any symptoms similar to those notified for Covid-19 infection shall subject themselves to Rapid/RT-PCR test.” as per the Circular.
It further stated persons with notified symptoms like fever, cough, body-ache, loss of taste and smell, diarrhea etc. shall restrict themselves from coming to office/premises, isolate themselves immediately and seek medical advice.