A judge of the Supreme Court and family have gone under precautionary self-quarantine after their residential cook tested positive for COVID-19 today.
As per initial reports, the help, who was on leave since May 7, got infected during the leave period.
After the person got tested positive for the coronavirus infection on Thursday afternoon, the judge and family decided to go into quarantine as a precautionary measure, said sources who are privy to the developments.
Other staff members who were in touch with the person have also put themselves under quarantine.
The identities of the judge and the infected person are kept confidential in the interests of personal privacy.
In April, an employee in the Section IV of Registry had tested positive with his last working day being April 16. It was stated that the employee had visited the Additional Building of the Supreme Court and had also worked in the main complex. As a consequence, 36 security personnel from Delhi Police, who had been deployed in the Apex Court, had been quarantined.