The bench observed that such a situation can create chaos, and sought explanation from the Uttar Pradesh government's counsel. The bench also asked the DM to review the order.
The eight personnel who tested positive were deployed at the district disaster management authority control room for COVID-19 inside the DM’s office complex, officials said.
According to an official, reports of 17 people from the office came on Wednesday.
All district magistrates have been directed to ask the people in home quarantine to download the designated app in their mobile phones, a step aimed at tracking their movement.
As Banda DM, promotee IAS officer Hira Lal made the backward UP district shine on several fronts, reports Namita Bajpai
According to sources, the CM reprimanded the district officials for failing to check the deadly march of the virus despite all the advisories.
Violence –hit city limps back to normal, 118 persons arrested so far, Centre seeks report.
Uttar Pradesh: Farrukhabad District Magistrate, CMO removed after 49 children die in district hospital
The Farrukhabad district hospital recorded 49 children deaths -- 30 in neo-natal ICU and 19 during delivery -- between July 20 and August 21.