A federal judge has listened after a handful of litigants tried to reschedule their trials in the midst of another coronavirus spike and news that a jury trial in mid-November spread the virus.

Chief Judge Rodney Gilstrap of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas in Marshall entered the same order to grant continuances in his cases that were scheduled for jury trials over the next three months. The trials are not happening until at least March 1, 2021.