Attorney working in Macomb County Circuit Court tests positive for COVID-19

Posted at 8:38 PM, Mar 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-18 20:41:56-04

MACOMB CO. (WXYZ) — Officials have confirmed that an attorney working in a Macomb County Circuit Courtroom on March 16 has tested positive for COVID-19 (coronavirus).

Several Macomb County employees were asked to self-quarantine for 14 days as a precaution.

"Macomb County’s review indicated that it does not appear that there was any prolonged exposure to any other employees, as explained in CDC guidelines," a press release states.

"As this situation continues to evolve, we fully anticipate there will be more incidents in the workplace. We will continue to perform risk assessments to determine appropriate actions going forward,” said Macomb County Executive Mark A. Hackel.