Patiala district and session judge tests positive for COVID-19

Health officials informed that session judge would be home quarantined

Patiala district and session judge tests positive for COVID-19

Patiala district and session judge Rajinder Aggarwal received first dose of COVID vaccine on March 27. Tribune photo

Tribune News Service
Patiala, April 11

Patiala district and session judge Rajinder Aggarwal tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday morning. 

Health officials informed that session judge would be home quarantined.

Sources in the health department revealed that Rajinder Aggarwal was asymptomatic.

Meanwhile, it has been learnt that the district and session judge had attended a couple of events on Saturday, wherein, Justice Rajan Gupta, judge Punjab and Haryana High Court, Patiala Deputy Commissioner, Patiala SSP and other top brass were present.

The district and session judge on Saturday had also attended the National Lok Adalat at the district courts.

Confirming the development, Patiala Civil Surgeon Dr Satinder Singh said the judge had mild fever. He said, “He (Rajinder Aggarwal) is fine. He will be home isolated.”

When asked about close contacts of Rajinder Aggarwal, Dr Satinder said that he would ask everyone who came in contact with Rajinder Aggarwal to get tested after five days.

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