Court staff member tests positive for COVID-19

A courtroom in Craigavon Courthouse has closed for cleaning after a member of staff tested positive for COVID-19.

Tuesday, 8th September 2020, 10:07 am

Courtroom Three has been closed and business moved to Dungannon court house.

A spokesperson for the NI Courts Service said it has ‘become aware that an individual who was working in Craigavon Courthouse yesterday has tested positive for Covid-19’.

“In line with the public health advice, we have decided to relocate all business in courtroom three to Dungannon as a precautionary measure to enable cleaning and disinfection, in line with the PHA guidance.

Craigavon Courthouse. INPT21-239.

“Contact with staff was limited, as much of the business was being conducted remotely. Social distancing measures were also in place yesterday to minimise the risk of infection. Staff are nevertheless being advised in line with the PHA guidance.

“Members of the public who are required to appear in person today in courtroom three should contact Craigavon Court office or go to Dungannon court.”

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