Nine more Montclair residents have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the number of cases in Montclair to 50 as of today.
The Montclair schools will remain closed at least until April 20. At that time, the district will decide whether the schools should re-open or remain closed for an additional period of time.
New Jersey saw an increase of 2,492 new COVID-19 positive cases and 19 deaths from the virus today, Thursday, March 26,
While some towns and their leaders are issuing daily messages to residents amid the COVID-19 pandemic, some Montclairites are criticizing the leadership here for remaining mostly quiet.
New Jersey daycares will have to close by April 1 unless they can verify by March 27 that they are caring only for the children of essential workers, due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
In Montclair, 38 residents so far have tested positive, resulting in six deaths in total.
Tomorrow, March 26, Essex County will open its first drive-through testing site in Weequahic Park, Newark, for Essex County residents who are COVID-19 symptomatic.
Montclair has four reported deaths from COVID-19 as of Tuesday, and a total of 21 positive cases, according to state and local health officials.