The Meghalaya High Court will remain closed for three days with effect from August 10-12.
The Chief Justice of the Meghalaya High Court in a directive said the decision has been taken to fully sanitise the High Court premises.
A circular, issued recently by the registrar general of the Meghalaya High Court, said: “In order to fully sanitise the High Court premises, Hon’ble Chef Justice is pleased to direct that the High Court shall remain closed for 3 (three) days w.e.f. 10th to 12th August 2020 (both days inclusive.”
All the matters listed before the virtual courts on the said dates stand deferred on Thursday (August 13), the registrar general of the High Court said in the circular.
Meghalaya so far has registered 1,023 COVID19 positive cases.
Meghalaya chief minister Conrad K Sangma in a tweet on Saturday said the state’s active cases stand at 594.
Chief minister Sangma informed that of the total active cases, 263 patients are personnel from the Border Security Force (BSF) and other armed forces.