Coronavirus: Norfolk excusing those 70-plus from jury duty

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NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Anyone 70 or older may be permanently excused from jury duty in Norfolk as a precaution against the coronavirus.

While coronavirus (COVID-19) can infect anyone, “older adults” and those with severe chronic illnesses are the most likely to become severely ill.

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In a tweet, the Norfolk Circuit Court Clerks Office says those 70 and older who don’t want to serve on jury duty can give the circuit court a call at (757) 769-8539.

You’ll need to confirm your date of birth and you’ll be excused.

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