City municipal court to close until further notice after staff member gets COVID-19

City officials say the court was set to shut down this week for Thanksgiving, but will now remain closed until further notice.

(Courtesy: City of Columbia)

(Courtesy: City of Columbia)

Columbia, SC (WOLO) — The City of Columbia municipal court building will be shut down until further notice.

According to the City, one staff member has tested positive for COVID-19. Officials did not say what capacity the staffer work in for the City court.

What they City officials have said, is that the court building was scheduled to close November 22 because of the Thanksgiving holiday. When they were altered to the news of positive diagnoses of one of their staff members they decided to close the facility until further notice.

Stay with ABC Columbia news as we continue to follow this developing story.

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