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Rise in COVID-19 cases halt jury trials in Lucas County

Courts suspending jury trials as COVID-19 case surge
Published: Jan. 18, 2022 at 6:26 PM EST
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TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - Rising COVID-19 cases in our area have put a halt on jury trial cases.

Last week the administrative judge for Lucas County Common Pleas Judge Ian English issued an order for anyone entering the building to wear a mask and he scaled back jury trials until February 4, 2022.

He says due to the alarming high rates of community spread of the COVID-19 virus it’s necessary to continue operations in a safe manner.

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