The other employee tested positive during their teleworking rotation at home.
Cotten said the offices underwent a deep cleaning with anti-viral products before its initial reopening phase on June 15. The disinfectant is said to be effective in killing COVID-10 for a period of 14 days. The employees’ positive results were reported 10 days after the office had reopened for business, Cotten said.
One of the employees discussed their illness on social media, saying they tested negative a week before being rushed to the hospital and testing positive.
Cotten said there are reported cases of staff testing postive for the coronavirus in other departments at the Fulton County Justice Center, however he didn’t have any further information.
In June, Georgia Supreme Court extended the judicial emergency order on the suspension of nonessential court functions until midnight July 12.