Stamford courthouse closes after employees were possibly exposed to someone with coronavirus-like symptoms


STAMFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — The Stamford Courthouse was ordered to close temporarily on March 31 on a report that employees may have been exposed to coronavirus.

In a statement from Chief Court Administrator Patrick Carroll III, some employees at the Stamford-Norwalk courthouse may have been exposed to another employee “exhibiting COVID-19-like symptoms.”

Effective March 31, 2020, “The Stamford Courthouse will be closed to the public until further notice. This closing will allow for a comprehensive cleaning and sanitization of the courthouse,” Carroll said.

Any cases from the Stamford branch is said to be transferred to the Fairfield Judicial District Courthouse in Bridgeport.

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