2 sitting judges, 8 lower court staffers die of Covid-19 so far
Two sitting judges and eight staff members of lower courts died of Covid-19 so far since the pandemic hit the country in March last year.
Besides, 325 judges of subordinate courts and 640 of their staffers were affected by coronavirus till July 28, a Supreme Court statement said.
Among the infected, 264 judges and 489 staff members have recovered from the disease.
At present, 59 judges and 140 employees infected with coronavirus are receiving treatment, according to the statement.
Among the two sitting judges, Jhalakathi's Senior Judicial Magistrate Sania Akter died yesterday while Judge of Lalmonirhat District Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal Ferdous Ahmed died on June 24 last year.