The NMI Supreme Court ordered yesterday the immediate closure of the Tinian courthouse, Kotten Tinian, until Monday, Dec. 6, 2021, soon after a Tinian courthouse employee tested positive for COVID-19.
In a press statement yesterday, it said the closure of Kotten Tinian is necessary for disinfection purposes. “The safety of Judiciary employees and court patrons continues to be the No. 1 priority of the NMI Judiciary,” the news release stated.
On Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021, the NMI Judiciary informed employees on Tinian that an employee at Kotten Tinian tested positive for COVID-19. The Judiciary also informed Tinian Mayor Edwin P. Aldan of this development.
“The Judiciary continues to follow the Governor’s COVID-19 Task Force’s guidance and would like to ensure employees and court patrons the Judiciary is taking all the necessary steps to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 on Saipan, Tinian, and Rota,” said Director of Courts Sonia A. Camacho.
For court services with Kotten Tinian, contact CNMI Supreme Court Clerk of Court Judy T. Aldan at (670) 236-9718 or email@example.com or CNMI Superior Court Clerk of Court Patrick V. Diaz at (670) 236-9766 or (670) 783-8417 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. (PR)