April 12th – India’s second wave of COVID-19 is severe, and about 50% of the people in the country’s Supreme Court have tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
According to the Russian Satellite News Agency and India Today, about 50% of the Indian Supreme Court in New Delhi have now contracted the novel coronavirus, including judges, lawyers, administrators, etc. The court has been holding relevant hearings and other routine procedures for the past few months.
To avoid further spread of infection, all hearings scheduled for the Supreme Court of India have shifted to videoconferencing until further notice.
According to the latest data released by the Ministry of Health of India on the 12th, the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in India rose to 135,27,717. In the past 24 hours, India has added 168,912 new confirmed cases, setting a new record for the largest increase in a single day; 904 new deaths, with a cumulative death to 170,179.