India, April 12: The Supreme Court judges will hold sittings via video conferences from home after many of the court staff members tested positive for the Covid19. Till Saturday, test results of as many as 44 staff members of the Supreme Court came back as positive.

According to the inputs, all the judges will hold video hearings from their respective residences. As several staff members of the Supreme Court have tested positive, all the courtrooms are currently being sanitized.

In view of the COVID19 cases being detected among the Supreme Court staff members, all the benches which are scheduled to sit at 10:30 am will sit at 11:30 am and those scheduled to sit at 11 am will sit at 12 noon in Supreme Court, today.

India on Monday registered 1,68,912 new Covid in the last 24 hours, the 6th highest single-day rise in seven days, pushing the caseload in the country to 1,35,27,717.