Masks to be mandatory at Ninth Circuit Court of Florida

Crews will have extra masks for anyone who forgets one when they arrive at the facility

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ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – Masks will be required at the Ninth Circuit Court of Florida starting on Monday.

The latest move was made due to the transmission rate of the delta variant of COVID-19 and the increase in cases in Florida, according to court officials.

Crews will have extra masks for anyone who forgets one when they arrive at the facility.

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Anyone who has tested positive for the coronavirus in the past two weeks is asked to not come to the courthouse.

Anyone testing positive for COVID-19 in the past 14 days will be asked to email courthouse officials at COVID@ocnjcc.org.

Full name, contact information, case or juror number should be included in the email.

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The department of health reported 110,477 new cases of COVID-19 in Florida on Friday.


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