One juror, on his way to court, started to feel “flu-like” symptoms and called the courthouse to report he wasn’t feeling well, Judge Lewis Kaplan said. Trump’s lawyer, Alina Habba, who was exposed to COVID-19 during a visit from her parents, tested negative for the virus but had some symptoms. Habba showed up to court without a mask, the New York Post reported.
Out of an abundance of caution, Kaplan suspended the proceedings. The entire jury pool will be tested for COVID-19 and the trial, for now, is expected to resume Tuesday morning.
Trump’s attorneys have asked that he