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Several upstate courts to resume in-person operations next week

The New York State Court System will begin to gradually return to in-person operations, starting next week.

Posted: May 14, 2020 2:47 PM

ALBANY, N.Y. – The New York State Court System will begin to gradually return to in-person operations, starting next week.

Judges and staff can return to courthouses in upstate counties that have met state requirements as soon as Monday, May 18. New cases may still be filed electronically.

The following safety measures will also be implemented:

  • Non-employee court visitors will be required to undergo COVID-19 screening before entering the courthouse.
  • All staff who interact with court visitors must wear a mask.
  • Anyone entering the courthouse will be required to wear a mask, with masks available for those who need one.
  • Courtroom and other areas will be carefully marked to ensure proper physical distancing.
  • Court facilities will be regularly sanitized.
  • Hand sanitizer dispensers will be available throughout the courthouse.
  • Acrylic barriers and other safety features will be installed in courthouse areas as needed.

There are 30 counties eligible to reopen next week on the following dates:

May 18

  • Broome County
  • Chemung County
  • Chenango County
  • Delaware County
  • Fulton County
  • Genesee County
  • Herkimer County
  • Livingston County
  • Monroe County
  • Montgomery County
  • Oneida County
  • Ontario County
  • Orleans County
  • Otsego County
  • Schuyler County
  • Seneca County
  • Steuben County
  • Tioga County
  • Tompkins County
  • Wayne County
  • Wyoming County
  • Yates County

May 20

  • Clinton County
  • Essex County
  • Franklin County
  • Hamilton County
  • Jefferson County
  • Lewis County
  • St. Lawrence County

New York Coronavirus Cases

County data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 446366

Reported Deaths: 33042
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Queens713097235
Kings664687311
Bronx523714938
Nassau459062199
Suffolk458432008
Westchester376341452
New York328353177
Richmond156421084
Rockland14660674
Orange11711495
Erie10752681
Monroe5809289
Dutchess5014153
Onondaga4133204
Albany2948133
Oneida2359120
Ulster222994
Niagara1694101
Putnam156563
Sullivan156148
Broome142869
Schenectady136245
Saratoga97017
Rensselaer88740
Columbia57737
Chautauqua5279
Madison48017
Ontario44935
Oswego4093
Tompkins3860
Warren35133
Steuben33442
Fulton32524
Orleans32254
Greene31818
Otsego3185
Herkimer31410
St. Lawrence3104
Genesee3075
Wayne3045
Washington28614
Chemung2753
Cattaraugus2456
Chenango2457
Tioga22125
Montgomery2184
Livingston1978
Cayuga1932
Jefferson1580
Clinton1545
Essex1540
Cortland1370
Wyoming1305
Delaware1294
Seneca1043
Allegany941
Schoharie830
Franklin630
Yates627
Lewis500
Schuyler330
Hamilton140
Unassigned017
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