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Worker at Miami-Dade courthouse has tested positive for coronavirus, officials say

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An employee at the Richard E. Gerstein Justice building in Miami has tested positive for COVID-19, officials confirmed Tuesday afternoon.

The person was working in Courtroom 6-2, belonging to Judge William Altfield on March 10 and March 11, according to a news release. Miami-Dade’s criminal courthouse is at 1351 NW 12th St.

Officials say anyone who was present in the courtroom on those dates should go home and self-isolate for the next 14 days, per CDC guidelines. They should also monitor themselves for symptoms such as fever, coughing or difficulty breathing.

No other details were immediately available.

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