Matters shown in the final cause lists of miscellaneous matters and regular hearing matters for April 22 stand adjourned and will not be taken up for hearing in light of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the Supreme Court informed on Wednesday.
As per the official notice, matters that are shown in the final lists of Registrar’s Court and Chambers Matters for 22 and 23 April will not be taken up for hearing either; they stand adjourned. Additionally, Regular Courts and Registrars Courts will not sit from 22 April onwards till further orders.
A separate circular will be issued with respect to the sitting of courts. This comes amid the second deadly wave of the coronavirus pandemic.
On Tuesday, India reported as many as 2,59,170 new Covid-19 infections and 1,761 deaths, the Union Ministry of Health said in a statement.
This has taken the total number of positive cases in the country to 1,53,21,089. There are currently 20,31,977 active cases in the country as of Tuesday.