On Sunday, April 5, the state reports that 913 people have died from COVID-19, with a total of 37,505 cases statewide. Essex County has 4.082 positive cases.
The unit put out an appeal on social media for anyone who has access to spare N95s to donate them. Other needed items include Lysol wipes, financial donations, and gift cards to area restaurants and eateries.
New Jersey reported 4,331 new positive cases as of Saturday, April 4, bringing the overall total to 34,124. There have been 200 additional deaths, bringing the total death toll to 846.
Gov. Phil Murphy ordered that the U.S. and New Jersey flags be flown at half-staff at all state buildings and facilities indefinitely starting today, April 3.
New Jersey reported its highest number of deaths related to COVID-19 today, April 2, at 182, doubling yesterday’s number of 91 new deaths.
Regions of New Jersey could see a surge in COVID-19 cases over the next week, with northern New Jersey expected to see a surge during the first week of April, said Health Commissioner Judith Persichilli.
The number of cases of Montclair COVID-19 cases among its residents climbed from 79 to 96 today, said township health officials.
The confirmed number of COVID-19 cases in Montclair has reached 79
A shortage of N95 masks and other equipment at hospitals in the area is prompting Montclair residents to hold collection drives or resort to 3D printing.