With COVID-19 infection rates slowing, courts throughout Florida are beginning to plan for the resumption of jury trials.

While the prospect still remains “a big question mark,” Florida’s busiest court system could see a limited resumption of jury trials as early as October, said 11th Circuit Chief Judge Bertila Soto.

“I along with all the other chief judges want to make sure that we start getting to the backlog of cases,” Judge Soto said.