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Jury trials postponed until further notice in New York

Due to the rise in coronavirus cases, the state is postponing scheduling new jury trials until further notice.

Posted: Nov 17, 2020 10:35 AM

ALBANY, N.Y. – Due to the rise in coronavirus cases, the state is postponing scheduling new jury trials until further notice, according the head of the New York State Court System, Chief Judge Janet DiFiore.

Any trials that are already in progress can continue virtually, but no new proceedings will begin, according to DiFiore.

Since September, there have been 47 cases outside of New York City since early September, and 12 in New York City this past month.

Sitting grand juries will continue operating, but the summoning of new prospective grand jurors is also being postponed until further notice.

New York Coronavirus Cases

County data is updated nightly.

Cases: 596214

Reported Deaths: 34319
CountyCasesDeaths
Queens857777338
Kings846097481
Bronx609795033
Nassau567062240
Suffolk563392032
Westchester468411500
New York423543219
Erie21075762
Richmond210461118
Rockland20602692
Orange15872517
Monroe12406313
Onondaga9160222
Dutchess6634183
Albany5108148
Broome4859133
Oneida4081146
Niagara3152103
Ulster302398
Chemung264732
Putnam236264
Sullivan207848
Schenectady207355
Saratoga190419
Steuben155787
Rensselaer151550
Chautauqua139216
Oswego11876
Ontario108737
Tioga102447
Columbia96256
Wayne91212
Tompkins9040
Cortland8841
Cattaraugus87724
Allegany84648
Madison79718
Genesee7587
Cayuga7047
St. Lawrence6676
Greene62618
Livingston5838
Herkimer57511
Chenango56310
Orleans56156
Warren54235
Otsego5088
Fulton43228
Washington42214
Clinton4185
Jefferson4182
Wyoming4015
Montgomery37812
Delaware3099
Lewis3008
Schuyler2623
Essex24814
Seneca2435
Franklin2315
Yates2287
Schoharie1692
Hamilton371
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