MILLBURN, NJ — In the most recent update from the township on the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Millburn Mayor Jackie Lieberberg announced the latest figures regarding the illness in town, as well as other relevant information.

The text of the letter is below:

There are currently 138 confirmed residents with COVID-19 in Millburn Township. This number includes the approximately 63% of our residents that have recovered. Essex County is reporting 16,747 residents having tested positive for COVID-19.

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Executive Order 147 was signed yesterday by Governor Murphy that continues to ease restrictions on certain outdoor activities. As of Friday, May 22nd at 6am private tennis courts will be permitted to open along with horseback riding and other recreation activities.

Essex County mobile testing is up and running and the locations are listed on the Essex County website. The hours are 4-7 PM and this Thursday 5/21, the mobile unit will be in Roseland, next Tuesday, 5/26, Cedar Grove and next Thursday, 5/28, Codey Arena, West Orange. Please be sure to sign up in advance on the website.

Although there has not been guidance on outdoor eating, we encourage our restaurants to submit applications for café licenses to the Township for processing. This will expedite the process once guidance is received for seating outdoors. You can find the license application Please do not submit any payment with your completed application at this time.

We are asking that all residents continue to respect the use of our parks by doing the following;

Social distancing. Please keep 6 feet from those outside of your immediate family.
We suggest wearing a face covering wear social distancing is not possible
Respect the guidelines for use of our tennis courts. This includes the membership and sign up process established by the Millburn Recreation Department
Throw trash away or carry it out if the can might be full. We are placing additional trash and recycling receptacles, however if they are full, please find one that is not or carry your garbage out of the parks. Please do not leave on the ground nearby.

The Township Beautification League and their volunteers have completed their spring planting of the pots around Millburn, and in particular, the Downtown area. They look AMAZING. Please take a look at the beauty of their work while ordering curbside from your favorite business or food establishment. The TBL relies solely on Donations and all members are volunteers. To learn more about the Township Beautification League please visit
In case you missed it on Friday, here is a special thank you video for all those serving to protect and care for us and all our wonderful residents that do amazing things.

Thank you and enjoy the sunshine! Stay safe and keep the social distance PLEASE!