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"The decision was made after several people who were inside the within the Rooney Justice Center tested positive for COVID-19. A vaccination rate of under 50% in Clay County and the fact that the CDC said the county has a high transmission rate also played into the decision . . .
"Most trials and hearings are postponed until further notice. The courthouse said attorneys are working to notify clients and reschedule hearings when the court resumes operations."
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LIBERTY, Mo. - Positive cases mixed with low vaccination rates in Clay County caused leaders to close the county courthouse until further notice. The Presiding Judge in Clay County issued the order Wednesday. According to the order, the decision was made after several people who were inside the within the Rooney Justice Center tested positive for COVID-19.
LIBERTY, MO (KCTV) -- Clay County Circuit Court is now postponing all trials and hearings. The court says they're taking this step because of the spread of the Delta variant in the area, and because less than 50-percent of people in the county are fully vaccinated.
Officials with the Clay County, Missouri Circuit Court have issued an order postponing most in-person trials and hearings, citing concern over rising cases of COVID-19 in the county.In a COVID-19 Directive issued by the Presiding Judge, officials announced starting yesterday, most in-person hearings and proceedings have been postponed.Officials cited rising COVID-19 case numbers, prevalence of the delta variant, a low (less than 50%) percentage of vaccination, and multiple positive COVID-19 cases in the Rooney Justice Center as reason for the new directive.
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